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Summerton in Clarendon County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Swamp Fox

 
 
Swamp Fox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Swamp Fox Marker
Wording taken from his Tomb , Belle Island Plantation, near Pineville, S.C.
In the darkest hour of the American Revolution, Francis Marion stepped forward when others were giving up.
Inscription. Sacred to the memory of
Brig. Gen.Francis Marion

who departed this life, on the 27th of February, 1795, in the sixty-third year of his age; deeply regretted by all his fellow citizens

History
will record his worth, and rising generations embalm his memory, as one of the most distinguished patriots and heroes of the American revolution: which elevated his native country.
To Honour and Independence,
and
secured to her the blessing of
Liberty and Peace.
This tribute of veneration and gratitude is erected in commemoration of the noble and distinguished virtues of the
Citizen;
and the gallant exploits of the
Soldier;
who lived without fear and died without reproach.

 
Erected 2004 by Col. Matthew Singleton Chapter Sons Of The American Revolution, Wal-Mart.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 31.972′ N, 80° 25.908′ W. Marker is in Summerton, South Carolina, in Clarendon County. Marker can be reached from Fort Watson Road (State Road 14-803). Click for map. Approx. .5 miles west of US 301, US15 1 mile
Swamp Fox Marker (center) along with Fort Watson markers image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 12
2. Swamp Fox Marker (center) along with Fort Watson markers
The greatest guerilla fighter of the American Revolution
north of I-95 interchange 102. Marker is in this post office area: Summerton SC 29148, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 2nd Battle of Fort Watson (a few steps from this marker); Fort Watson (a few steps from this marker); Fort Watson: (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santee National Wildlife Refuge (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Watson (approx. half a mile away); Liberty Hill Church / Pioneers in Desegregation (approx. 4.7 miles away); Anne Custis Burgess (approx. 6.7 miles away); "Together Let Us Sweetly Live" (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Summerton.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Francis Marion Trail. (Submitted on April 15, 2016, by C Summers of Manning, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Swamp Fox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 11, 2009
3. Swamp Fox Marker
This Monument and the Memorial Of The Patriots who fought in the Battle of Fort Watson was designed by Col. Matthew Singleton Chapter Sons Of The American Revolution, Wal-Mart 2004
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,194 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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