“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Moore in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

“Kate Barry”

"Kate Barry" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, August 2, 2008
1. "Kate Barry" Marker
Inscription.  1½ miles SE is Walnut Grove, home of Margaret Catherine Moore Barry (1752–1823). Local tradition says she was known as “Kate Barry” and acted as a scout for the Patriots before the Battle of Cowpens, Jan. 17, 1781. With her parents, and her husband, Captain Andrew Barry, she lies buried in the plantation cemetery.
Erected 1968 by Battle of Cowpens Chapter, NS DAR. (Marker Number 42-4.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWomen. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 17, 1893.
Location. 34° 50.423′ N, 81° 58.123′ W. Marker is in Moore, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Stillhouse Road (State Highway 196) and U.S. 221 on Stillhouse Road. Marker is located at the intersection of Stillhouse Road and Highway 221, just east of the 221 and I-26 intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moore SC 29369, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10
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other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walnut Grove Plantation (here, next to this marker); Site of Fredonia (approx. 0.8 miles away); Emmanuel Baptist Church Veterans Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away); Crash Site of USA AF A20G Havoc (approx. 4½ miles away); First Erosion Control Work in the Southeast (approx. 5.1 miles away); Nazareth Frame House (approx. 5.3 miles away); Nazareth Church Stone Marker (approx. 5.3 miles away); Nazareth Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); John B. White Sr., Blvd. (approx. 5.7 miles away); Harold Hatcher (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moore.
Also see . . .  Kate Barry. Margaret Catharine (Kate) Moore (1752-1823), later known as Kate Barry, was a heroine of the American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on March 1, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 6,471 times since then and 206 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 4, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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