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Cordesville in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Francis Marion

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Francis Marion Marker
Inscription. Acording to family information, Francis Marion, brigadier general of the S.C. Militia during the American Revolution, was born near here on Goatfield Plantation. He was a member of the First Provincial Congress, fought in the battles of Parker's Ferry and Eutaw Springs (both in 1781), and served eight years in the S.C. Senate. Marion died in 1795.
 
Erected 1986 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-25.)
 
Location. 33° 9.953′ N, 79° 57.46′ W. Marker is in Cordesville, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Dr. Evans Drive (State Road 8-44) near Hard Pinch Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moncks Corner SC 29461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stony Landing House (approx. 2 miles away); Colleton House: “Unmanly Practices” or Legitimate Target? (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Fair Lawn: An Archeaological Treasure (approx. 2.1 miles away); Wadboo Barony (approx. 2.1 miles away); C.S.S. David (approx.
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By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2009
2. Francis Marion Marker
2.1 miles away); Wadboo Barony: Francis Marionís Last Headquarters (approx. 2.1 miles away); Berkeley County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Santee Canal (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Francis Marion, From Wikipedia. The family settled at Winyah, near Georgetown, South Carolina. Marion was born on February 26, 1732, at Goatfield Plantation in St. James Parish, Berkeley County, South Carolina. (Submitted on October 4, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites By Daniel W. Barefoot, page 39-41. Francis Marion (Submitted on October 4, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
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3. Francis Marion
 
 
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