Ninety Six in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Long Cane Militia
Killed at this Site
In the Battle of
November 19-24, 1775
The First South Carolinian
To Give His Life in the
Cause of Freedom
The American Legion
Star Fort Post 103
Ninety Six, South Carolina
November 19, 1975
Erected 1975 by American Legion, Star Fort Post 103.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 34° 8.75′ N, 82° 1.39′ W. Marker is in Ninety Six, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker can be reached from South Cambridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ninety Six SC 29666, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument to James Birmingham (here, next to this marker); Logan Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); Walking Tour of the Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Militiamen Logan Log House (about 300 feet away); Ninety Six in the American Revolution (about 400 feet away); The Siege of Ninety Six (about 400 feet away); Why Is It Called Ninety Six? (about 400 feet away); First Blood Shed for Liberty (about 400 feet away); Ninety Six National Historic Site (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ninety Six.
More about this marker. Marker is located on the grounds of Ninety Six National Historic Site.
Also see . . . Ninety Six National Historic Site. Here settlers struggled against the harsh backcountry to survive, Cherokee Indians hunted and fought to keep their land, two towns and a trading post were formed and abandoned to the elements, and two Revolutionary War battles that claimed over 100 lives took place here. (Submitted on September 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
1. James Birmingham Memorial
Located near the entrance to the stockade fort this granite stone is surrounded by an iron fence. The stone was erected to honor James Birmingham, the first South
— Submitted August 26, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 962 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 3. submitted on August 26, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.