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Winnsboro in Fairfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

British Headquarters

 
 
British Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 9, 2008
1. British Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  Headquarters of the British forces under Lord Cornwallis Oct. 1780 - Jan. 1781
 
Erected 1929 by Thomas Woodward Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1781.
 
Location. 34° 23.01′ N, 81° 5.118′ W. Marker is in Winnsboro, South Carolina, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Zion Street and College Street, on the left when traveling south on Zion Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnsboro SC 29180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Dead of Fairfield County (a few steps from this marker); World War (within shouting distance of this marker); South East Asia (within shouting distance of this marker); James Wilson Hudson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wynne Dee (about 400 feet away); Mt. Zion Society
British Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 9, 2008
2. British Headquarters Marker
You can see the Fairfield County Confederate Monument in the background.
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(about 500 feet away); First Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); William Porcher Dubose (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winnsboro.
 
Cornwallis House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 13, 2008
3. Cornwallis House
This house was used by Lord Cornwallis during the British occupation of Winnsboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,169 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   3. submitted on December 13, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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