Near Pineville in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Elusive Francis Marion: Guerrilla Commander
For more than two years Marion and his brigade attacked enemy columns, captured isolated outposts, and fought alongside American forces in pitched battles. His stubborn resistance to the British helped secure victory. His generous treatment of former Loyalists after the bitter war helped ensure peace.
Erected by South Carolina State Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
Location. 33° 27.245′ N, 80° 5.2′ W. Marker is near Pineville, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on General Francis Marion Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pineville SC 29468, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Francis Marion / Francis Marion's Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); The Elusive Francis Marion: The Stuff of Legend (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Marion’s Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Village of Eadytown (approx. 2.1 miles away); Village of Pineville (approx. 3.8 miles away); Maham Plantation (approx. 4.2 miles away); Thomas Walter (approx. 6 miles away); Cantey Family Cemetery (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 909 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.