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

Bowling Green

Bowling Green Marker image. Click for full size.
November 16, 2005
1. Bowling Green Marker
Inscription.  On this site, located about ½ mile northeast, at least 500 Loyalists under the command of Major Micajah Ganey laid down their arms in accordance with a previous agreement made between Francis Marion and Ganey. This treaty signed June 8, 1782 at Burch's Mill on the Pee Dee River, ended the partisan warfare in the area.
Erected 1978 by Marion County Historical Society. (Marker Number 34-8.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is June 8, 1818.
Location. 34° 14.793′ N, 79° 24.456′ W. Marker is near Marion, South Carolina, in Marion County. Marker is on Highway 501 (U.S. 501) near General Place, on the right when traveling north. It is north of Marion on the road to Latta past where Business 501 rejoins Highway 501. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion SC 29571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moody Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Ebenezer Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Antioch Baptist Church (approx.
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3.4 miles away); Bluefields (approx. 3.9 miles away); Marion Depot (approx. 4.4 miles away); Marion County Museum (approx. 4.7 miles away); Marion Academy (approx. 4.7 miles away); Naval Gun (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2005. This page has been viewed 2,198 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on August 5, 2008. Photo   1. submitted on November 29, 2005. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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