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Photographer: Mike Stroud
Taken: June 2, 2011
Caption: First draft of General & Mrs Marion from Pond Bluff to St Stephen's Church Marker
Additional Description: General Marion's militiamen rebuilt his home after the Revolution. Francis Marion, at the age of 53, married Mary Esther Videau, his first cousin, April 20, 1786. They lived at Pond Bluff, situated on a bluff on the south edge of the Santee Swamp and raised pineland cattle. With Oscar, Marion they frequently traveled to former battle sites. They took a day long Sunday trip to St Stephen's Church which was supported by the Marion families, his brothers' & sister's families.
Feb. 27,1795 Marion, aged 62 died at his home at Pond Bluff, this area is presently under Lake Marion.
These murals are donated by the Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society, 2010 and bring alive Revolutionary War history.
Submitted: November 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p183383
File Size: 0.156 Megabytes
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