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By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2009
Francis Marion / Francis Marion's Grave Marker
South Carolina (Berkeley County), Pineville — 8-18 — Francis Marion / Francis Marion's Grave
( Front Text ) Francis Marion Brigadier General of S.C. militia during the American Revolution, Francis Marion, was one of the partisan leaders who kept the war alive during the British occupation of the state. His elusive . . . — Map (db m22549) HM
South Carolina (Berkeley County), Pineville — Francis Marionís Grave
(North face) Sacred to the Memory of Genl. Francis Marion, Who departed his 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 . . . — Map (db m23902) HM
South Carolina (Berkeley County), Pineville — Maham Plantation
Burial place of Col. Hezekiah Maham A native of St. Stephen's Parish Berkeley County, South Carolina Born 1739 Died 1789 He was a distinguished soldier and patriot of the American Revolution — Map (db m54777) HM
South Carolina (Berkeley County), Pineville — The Elusive Francis Marion: Guerrilla Commander
Disastrous American defeats during the Revolutionary War at Charleston and Camden in the summer of 1780 led many South Carolinians to give up the fight for independence. But Francis Marion carried on the struggle, waging a guerrilla war in the . . . — Map (db m53957) HM
South Carolina (Berkeley County), Pineville — The Elusive Francis Marion: The Stuff of Legend
For what he did in less than three years during the Revolutionary War, Francis Marion won enduring fame. By the nineteenth century he was remembered as the Swamp Fox, the partisan commander who always eluded the British and their Loyalist allies. . . . — Map (db m53956) HM
South Carolina (Berkeley County), Pineville — Village of Eadytown
“The Village of Eadytown is the site of the last known Indian tribe in Upper St. Johnís Parish. In early 1700 American Settlers, moving inland, settled here and eventually became a vital part of the Community. Fort Schinkin, located on the . . . — Map (db m54974) HM
South Carolina (Berkeley County), Pineville — 8-52 — Village of Pineville
(Front text) Pineville, established in 1793-94, was one of the first planters' retreats in the South. James Sinkler built the first summer house here in 1793. Pineville, named for its "religiously preserved" pines and known for its "sweet . . . — Map (db m23199) HM

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