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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Lake Wylie in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Battle Bigger's Ferry 1780

Battle Bigger's Ferry 1780 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles R. Robbins, Jr., September 2, 2012
1. Battle Bigger's Ferry 1780 Marker
Inscription.  Battle Bigger's Ferry 1780, 3 mi. east of this point on Catawba River between Lord Rawdon's and Sumter's Forces. Whigs commanded by Cols. Hill and Lacey.

New Aquisition School attended by Pres. Andrew Jackson 1779 and the widow Howe's cottage where he boarded are 1 mi. east of this point.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
Location. 35° 5.522′ N, 81° 5.864′ W. Marker is near Lake Wylie, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Charlotte Highway (State Highway 274) and Lake Wylie Road, on the right when traveling north on Charlotte Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clover SC 29710, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Daniel Harvey Hill (approx. 3.1 miles away); William Hill (1741-1816) / Hill's Ironworks (approx. 3.1 miles away); Allison Creek Presbyterian Church / Clay Hill Graveyard
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(approx. 3.6 miles away); Elias Hill Homeplace / Liberian Migration (approx. 3.7 miles away); Colonel Samuel Watson (approx. 5½ miles away); North Carolina/South Carolina (approx. 7.3 miles away in North Carolina); Town of Clover (approx. 7.4 miles away); Ebenezer Confederate Memorial (approx. 9.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2012, by Charles R. Robbins, Jr. of Rock Hill, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 70 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 2, 2012, by Charles R. Robbins, Jr. of Rock Hill, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 24, 2022