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Ninety Six in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Woman and Child

 
 
Woman and Child Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2011
1. Woman and Child Marker
Inscription.  
As many as 100 Loyalist families took
refuge in the town of Ninety Six during
the 1781 siege. They had to suffer the
same hardships and disease as the
Loyalist soldiers. After the battle many
families followed the British Army to
Charleston, never to return to Ninety Six.

 
Erected 2011.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWomen.
 
Location. 34° 8.697′ N, 82° 1.198′ W. Marker is in Ninety Six, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker can be reached from South Cambridge Road. Marker is located within the boundary of the old village of Ninety Six, near the historic Whitehall Road. 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. Ninety Six (within shouting distance of this marker); Why Did the British Burn Ninety Six? (within shouting distance of this marker); Gouedy Trail and Charleston Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Law and Order in the Carolina Backcountry
Woman and Child Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2011
2. Woman and Child Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The American Revolution Comes to the South (about 300 feet away); Spring Branch (about 400 feet away); Covered Way (about 400 feet away); The Attack (about 500 feet away); The Forlorn Hope (about 500 feet away); The Mine (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ninety Six.
 
Woman and Child Marker and Silhoutte image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2011
3. Woman and Child Marker and Silhoutte
Woman and Child Marker and Silhoutte image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2011
4. Woman and Child Marker and Silhoutte
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 299 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 19, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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