Fort Motte in Calhoun County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Rebecca Motte's Home
Sacrificed for her Country
May 12, 1786
Moultrie Chapter, D. A. R.
May 12, 1909
Erected 1909 by Daughters of the American Revolution Moultrie Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 33° 45.633′ N, 80° 40.187′ W. Marker is in Fort Motte, South Carolina, in Calhoun County. Marker can be reached from Moye Lane. On Private Property atop a hill surrounded by Moye Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Matthews SC 29135, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John M. Bates Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away); Congaree River Ferries (approx. 1.6 miles away); Kingville (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mount Pleasant Baptist Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Richland Presbyterian Church (approx. 6 miles away); St. Phillip A.M.E. Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); Kensington (approx. 7½ miles away); Gadsden (approx. 8.2 miles away).
Regarding Site of Rebecca Motte's Home. Defense of Rebecca Motte's house against the British in the Revolutionary War
Also see . . . Rebecca Brewton Motte (Wikipedia). "Rebecca Brewton Motte (1737–1815) was a plantation owner in South Carolina and townhouse owner in its chief city of Charleston. She was known as a patriot in the American Revolution, supplying continental forces with food and supplies for five years. By the end of the war, she had become one of the wealthiest individuals in the state, having inherited property from both her older brother Miles Brewton, who was lost at sea in 1775, and her husband Jacob Motte, who died in 1780." (Submitted on June 28, 2019.)
Additional keywords. Rebecca Motte, Fort Motte
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2019, by Eric Powell of Orangeburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on June 27, 2019, by Eric Powell of Orangeburg, South Carolina. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.