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Near Van Wyck in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

King Hagler's Murder

 
 
King Hagler's Murder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
1. King Hagler's Murder Marker
Inscription. On the Catawba Path near here King Hagler, Chief of the Catawba Nation (1750-1763), was slain on August 30, 1763, by a raiding band of northern Indian braves as he journeyed from the Waxhaws Settlement on Cane Creek to a Catawba town on Twelve Mile Creek.
 
Erected 1965 by Waxhaw Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 29-7.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 50.802′ N, 80° 51.048′ W. Marker is near Van Wyck, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of Rock Hill Highway (State Highway 5) and West Rebound Road (State Highway 75), on the left when traveling east on Rock Hill Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Van Wyck SC 29744, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major Crawford's Home (approx. 2.3 miles away); Birthplace of Andrew Jackson (approx. 2.3 miles away); Andrew Jackson State Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); School Days in the Waxhaws (approx. 2.5 miles away); Welcome to the Andrew Jackson State Park Museum
King Hagler's Murder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
2. King Hagler's Murder Marker
(approx. 2.5 miles away); The Boy of the Waxhaws (approx. 2.5 miles away); Jackson Comes Home (approx. 2.5 miles away); Welcome to Andrew Jackson State Park (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Wyck.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rootsweb page on King Hagler. (Submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. Indian Country Today. Article on King Hagler's induction into South Carolina Hall of Fame. (Submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,796 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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