“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Buford, South Carolina

Clickable Map of Lancaster County, South Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lancaster County, SC (60) Chester County, SC (43) Chesterfield County, SC (19) Fairfield County, SC (34) Kershaw County, SC (115) York County, SC (148) Mecklenburg County, NC (157) Union County, NC (25)  LancasterCounty(60) Lancaster County (60)  ChesterCounty(43) Chester County (43)  ChesterfieldCounty(19) Chesterfield County (19)  FairfieldCounty(34) Fairfield County (34)  KershawCounty(115) Kershaw County (115)  YorkCounty(148) York County (148)  MecklenburgCountyNorth Carolina(157) Mecklenburg County (157)  UnionCounty(25) Union County (25)
Lancaster is the county seat for Lancaster County
Buford is in Lancaster County
      Lancaster County (60)  
      Chester County (43)  
      Chesterfield County (19)  
      Fairfield County (34)  
      Kershaw County (115)  
      York County (148)  
      Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (157)  
      Union County, North Carolina (25)  
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1 South Carolina, Lancaster County, Buford — Battle of the Waxhaws: Massacre or Myth?
The Story of the Waxhaws Immediately after the engagement, reports spread that many were stabbed and killed as they tried to surrender. Many were taken to a local Presbyterian church where local residents cared for them, including a young Andrew . . . Map (db m95555) HM
2 South Carolina, Lancaster County, Buford — Buford Battleground
[Front] In order that all may continue to share the sentiments of that group of patriotic citizens of Lancaster County who erected a monument here on June 2, 1860 the inscriptions of this memorial are the same as those on the original . . . Map (db m23888) HM
3 South Carolina, Lancaster County, Buford — 29-2 — Buford's Bloody Battleground
Col. Buford's 11th Virginia Regiment and a detachment of Washington's Cavalry, retreating after the fall of Charles Town, were attacked by Col. Tarelton, May 29, 1780, at the site of the monument 955 feet southwest. The American loss was 113 killed, . . . Map (db m44911) HM
4 South Carolina, Lancaster County, Buford — Buford's Defeat
Tarleton's Ploy After leaving General Cornwallis' army on May 27, Tarleton drove his men and horses relentlessly, covering 105 miles in 54 hours. He sent a messenger ahead with a surrender demand. Colonel Buford refused. Tarleton's ploy delayed . . . Map (db m95554) HM
5 South Carolina, Lancaster County, Buford — Buford's MassacreMay 29, 1780
On this site, Col. Abraham Buford's force of about 350 American patriots, while returning to Hillsborough, N.C., following the fall of Charles Town, were overtaken by British troops commanded by Col. Banastre Tarelton, it is historically told that . . . Map (db m23890) HM
6 South Carolina, Lancaster County, Buford — Disaster in South Carolina
A Declaration After years of tension over taxation and trade, the America colonies declared their independence from Great Britain in 1776. The British Government was determined not to let the colonies go without a fight. The Fight for . . . Map (db m95553) HM
7 South Carolina, Lancaster County, Buford — Honoring The Fallen
Obelisk The mass grave located within the ring of white stones contains the bodies of 84 Continentals who were buried where they fell on May 29, 1780. The presence of these Patriots who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms makes . . . Map (db m232346) HM
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Dec. 8, 2023