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Fort Watson Marker
Photographer: Anna Inbody
Taken: January 8, 2012
Caption: Fort Watson Marker
Additional Description: One of the Chain of British Posts in South Carolina. Located on this Indian Mound. Besieged April 15 - 23, 1781. By use of Maham's Tower, Francis Marion forced the British to surrender and secured for his men badly needed ammunition and supplies. Erected by the state of South Carolina 1950 "Sponsored by S.C.D.A.R."
Submitted: January 9, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p188675
File Size: 4.499 Megabytes


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