"Together let us sweetly live" Distinguished Followers of Justice Briggs VS. Elliott Rev. Joseph A. Delaine; Mr. Hammett Pearson; Mr. Levi Pearson; Mr. Harry Briggs; Mr. Joseph Lemon; Pioneers in the School Desegregation Case; Historical plaintiffs . . . — Map (db m52315) HM
23 April 1781
Brig. Gen. Francis Marion
"The Swamp Fox"
South Carolina Malitia -
Commander [Marion picture included]
LTC Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee
led by . . . — Map (db m24418) HM
According to local tradition, this Methodist congregation was organized in 1786 and pioneer American bishop Francis Asbury later visited the area a number of times. The church stands today on land given by Ellis R. and Mary A. Richbourg in 1880. . . . — Map (db m24465) HM
This is the childhood home of Anne Custis Burgess, who was born in 1874 in Mayersville. After receiving a diploma from Converse College, she taught music at Summerton, Williamston, and Winthrop College. At the time of her death in 1910 she was . . . — Map (db m24528) HM
During the American Revolution, General Marionís Brigade eluded the British invaders. Marionís Militia slipped through swamps, trees and grasslands, enticing the British to follow and search along the Santee.
In November 1780, the British sent . . . — Map (db m93772) HM
One of the chain of British
posts in South Carolina.
Located on this Indian Mound.
Besieged April 15-23, 1781
by use of Maham's tower,
Francis Marion forced the British
to surrender and secured for his men
badly needed ammunition and . . . — Map (db m24322) HM
The first post in S.C. retaken from the British, the stockade fort on this old Indian mound had controlled the road from Charleston to Camden as well as the Santee River. On April 15, 1781, Gen. Francis Marion and Lt. Col. Henry Lee encircled it . . . — Map (db m94074) HM
Assigned to hold all of eastern South Carolina but with only a small force at his disposal, Col. John Watson needed to build a fort to protect the vital transportation corridor between Charleston and Camden, the British inland headquarters. The spot . . . — Map (db m51477) HM
[Front] This church, organized about 1865, held its early services in a nearby brush arbor but built a permanent sanctuary here soon afterwards. Rev. Daniel Humphries, its first pastor, served both Mt. Zion and its sister church St. James . . . — Map (db m27783) HM
During the American Revolution, August 1780, General Francis Marion was ordered by General Gates to roam the Santee burning boats. Being successfully engaged in this task, he learned of Gatesí defeat at Camden. This Patriot left his family at . . . — Map (db m24130) HM
inhabited by Native Americans.
This site, once occupied by Native Americans, was a major ceremonial
center for the surrounding area. The Santee Indian mound is typical of
pyramidal, flat-topped mounds that are widely . . . — Map (db m30132) HM
This complex, featuring a blacksmith shop
(ca. 1903), grist mill (ca. 1905), and bottling
plant (ca. 1921), was operated for many years
by John G. Senn (1851-1942) and his son-in-law
Frank W. Josey (1872-1959). Senn's grandson
Walter B. Senn, . . . — Map (db m24675) HM
During the American Revolution, Colonel Lee
and his Legion joined General Marion's Brigade
along the Santee River. They laid seige to British
held Fort Watson on top of Santee Indian Mound.
Major Maham's idea was to build a tower . . . — Map (db m23704) HM
[Front]: This church, founded in 1875 as a mission of the Presbyterian Church in Manning, grew out of occasional services held in the Methodist church before the Civil War. The first worship site, a renovated carriage house, was located . . . — Map (db m27786) HM
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 . . . — Map (db m24487) HM
During the American Revolution, after the fall of Charles Town in 1780, General Francis Marionís militia frequently crossed the Santee swamps and appeared at every turn near Jack's Creek and the Santee River with his men who were red, white and . . . — Map (db m24023) HM
During the American Revolution, travel was slow and hard work. Wagons needed to stop often since wooden axles and wooden wheels required grease and maintenance. Marionís militia was documented as travelling fifty miles through the swamps at night on . . . — Map (db m24183) HM