Near Round O in Colleton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Colonel Issac Hayne
A noble martyr in behalf of liberty
The State Of
Has erected this memorial to
Colonel Issac Hayne
who was captured near here by the British
July 6, 1781, and in violation of the Customs
of War was hanged in Charles Town August 4, 1781,
and whose body was buried here in his garden.
"DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI."
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 32° 48.421′ N, 80° 28.766′ W. Marker is near Round O, South Carolina, in Colleton County. Marker is on Cemetery Road 1.2 miles north of Charleston Highway (South Carolina Highway 64). Cemetery Rd is a dirt road marked with a stone Mile Marker and a brown wooden sign (see pictures below). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Round O SC 29474, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fateful Choices - The Hanging Of Isaac HayneRuins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pon Pon Chapel (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Pon Pon Chapel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bethel Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent (approx. 1.1 miles away); Battle Of Parker's Ferry (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Jacksonborough (approx. 3.4 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,989 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 7, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 5. submitted on July 6, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.