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Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Francis Marion Memorial Highway

 
 
Francis Marion Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
1. Francis Marion Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1971 by the state of South Carolina as a memorial to General Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox" whose guerrilla war tactics during American Revolution made him the chief scourge of the British in eastern South Carolina
 
Erected 1971 by The State of South Carolina.
 
Location. 34° 11.792′ N, 79° 39.069′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker is on Palmetto Street (U.S. 76/301), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hewn-Timber Cabins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atomic Bomb Accident at Mars Bluff, March 11, 1958 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mt. Zion Rosenwald School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mt. Zion Methodist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Red Doe (approx. 1.5 miles away); William R. Johnson House / The Columns (approx. 2.1 miles away); American Legion Post #1 / 2nd Lieutenant Fred H. Sexton (approx. 2.3 miles away); Jamestown (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Overview from the east looking west image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
2. Overview from the east looking west
showing the paved pull-off lane for easy viewing
Overview from the west looking east image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
3. Overview from the west looking east
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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