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Beckhamville in Chester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle Of Beckhamville

May 1780

 
 
Battle Of Beckhamville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Sean Nix, November 20, 2008
1. Battle Of Beckhamville Marker
Inscription.  
British under Houseman surprised and
defeated by band of 33 patriots under
Capt. John McLure with 9 Gaston
brothers and neighbors, who struck
first blow for liberty and resisted
attempt to subject people to oath of
allegiance to king.

 
Erected 1942 by Citizens of Chester County and Mary Adair Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 34° 35.424′ N, 80° 55.194′ W. Marker is in Beckhamville, South Carolina, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 97 and State Highway 99, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 97. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Great Falls SC 29055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alexander's Old Fields (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Fishing Creek
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); Camp Creek Methodist Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Rocky Mount (approx. 4˝ miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers of Catholic Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian (approx. 6.7 miles away); Catholic Presbyterian Church (approx. 7 miles away); Camp Welfare (approx. 7.1 miles away); Home Site of Justice John Gaston (approx. 7.3 miles away); Mt. Carmel Campground (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Battle Of Beckhamville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
2. Battle Of Beckhamville Marker
Battle Of Beckhamville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
3. Battle Of Beckhamville Marker
Fields around marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Sean Nix, November 20, 2008
4. Fields around marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,094 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 20, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on November 20, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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