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Heath Springs in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Hanging Rock

 
 
Battle of Hanging Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
1. Battle of Hanging Rock Marker
Inscription. About 2.5 miles south is Hanging Rock, where Maj. Davie surprised a British force, Aug. 1, 1780, and killed or wounded most of them. There also, Aug. 6, 1780, Col. Hill, Col. Irwin, and Maj. Davie, all under Gen. Sumter, successfully attacked the Prince of Wales's American Regiment and detachments of the 63rd and of the 71st Infantries, under Maj. Carden.
 
Erected 1941 by Lancaster County. (Marker Number 29-1.)
 
Location. 34° 35.378′ N, 80° 40.476′ W. Marker is in Heath Springs, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of Flat Rock Road and U.S. 521, on the left when traveling south on Flat Rock Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Heath Springs SC 29058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Dr. James Marion Sims (approx. one mile away); James Ingram Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Battle Of The Hanging Rock (approx. 1.8 miles away); Birthplace of James Marion Sims, M.D. (approx. 2.5 miles away); Stoneboro (approx. 4.9 miles away); Beaver Creek Skirmish / Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock
Battle of Hanging Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
2. Battle of Hanging Rock Marker
(approx. 5.1 miles away); Kershaw (approx. 5.3 miles away); Mt. Carmel Campground (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Heath Springs.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Hanging Rock from myrevolutionarywar.com. (Submitted on November 6, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Hanging Rock image. Click for full size.
3. Hanging Rock
Hanging Rock image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
4. Hanging Rock
Panoramic view of hanging rock and area image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
5. Panoramic view of hanging rock and area
Site where apparently a marker/plaque was located image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
6. Site where apparently a marker/plaque was located
By other accounts there was a DAR marker at this site. Most likely it was here.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,499 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   3. submitted on .   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of the Daughters of American Revolution marker at Hanging Rock. • Can you help?
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