Near Rock Hill in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of White's Mill
About 1 ½ miles south of here on Fishing Creek were a house and mill mentioned on a 1766 royal land grant to Hugh White. British Colonel Banastre Tarleton and his Legion were encamped at White's Mill for several days in September 1780, during which time Tarleton lay "dangerously ill of a fever."
Erected 1983 by York County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 46-22.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, York County Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 51.54′ N, 81° 4.344′ W. Marker is near Rock Hill, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is on Strait Road 0.3 miles south of Saluda Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Hill SC 29730, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fishing Creek Revolutionary / Confederate War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fishing Creek Confederate Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Reverend John Simpson (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fishing Creek Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Colonel Robert Patton Clinton Junior College (approx. 4.1 miles away); Emmett Scott School (approx. 4½ miles away); St. Anne's Parochial School (approx. 4.9 miles away); Black Plantation / Hampton Campaign (approx. 5.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church / Church Leaders (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Hill.
Also see . . .
1. Banastre Tarleton. General Sir Banastre Tarleton, 1st Baronet, GCB (21 August 1754 – 16 January 1833) was a British soldier and politician. (Submitted on January 29, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion. It is human nature to want to fit the past into tidy storybook patterns, to reduce it to tales with clear-cut morals populated by heroes and villains. (Submitted on January 29, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Military • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,068 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 3. submitted on November 8, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.