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Cross in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Barnet's Tavern

 
 
Barnet's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
1. Barnet's Tavern Marker
Inscription. Near this spot stood Barnet's Tavern, called the Forty Five Mile House, indicating its distance from Charleston. Here was the muster ground of the Eutaw State Volunteers, a company raised in 1833, to support the Ordinance of Nullification. From this tavern, on Sept. 11, 1781, Gen. Green sent to the president of Congress, dispatches announcing the Battle of Eutaw Springs.
 
Location. 33° 20.668′ N, 80° 8.558′ W. Marker is in Cross, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of Ranger Road (State Highway 132) and Old Highway 6, on the right when traveling north on Ranger Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cross SC 29436, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Path (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cross Post Office (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gen. William Moultrie (approx. 1.6 miles away); Moss Grove (approx. 1.9 miles away); Friendship Methodist Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Thomas Sumter's Store (approx. 5.1 miles away); Berkeley County (approx. 6.3 miles away); Village of Eadytown (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cross.
 
Also see . . .  South Carolina Ordinance of Nullification (November 24, 1832)
Barnet's Tavern Marker as seen along Ranger Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
2. Barnet's Tavern Marker as seen along Ranger Road
. The Ordinance of Nullification declared the tariff of 1828 and 1832 null and void within the state borders of South Carolina. (Submitted on October 12, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Barnet's Tavern Marker as seen from Old Number Six intersection image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
3. Barnet's Tavern Marker as seen from Old Number Six intersection
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 858 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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