Near Fort Mill in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Revolution in the Backcountry/ Sumter's Camp at Clems Branch
Erected 2006 by Lancaster County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 29-28.)
Location. 35° 1.566′ N, 80° 52.248′ W. Marker is near Fort Mill, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Harrisburg Road (State Highway 29-64) 0.1 miles south of Hidden Creek Court, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Mill SC 29707, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Springfield Plantation (approx. 3Ĺ miles away); James K. Polk (approx. 3.6 miles away in North Carolina); World War I Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Unity Presbyterian Church (approx. 4 miles away); Fort Mill Confederate Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Catawba Indian Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Women of the Confederacy Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); To the Faithful Slaves (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Mill.
Also see . . . PDF on Sumter's Camp at Clems Branch. Contains history of the camp and photos of the camp site, the old wagon road, and a milestone marker that may date to Revolutionary era stating the miles to nearby Charlotte (Submitted on November 3, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,645 times since then and 162 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.