“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Francis Marion Trail Historical Markers

The Francis Marion Trail Commission (FMTC) was created by Act 159 of the South Carolina Legislature in 2005. The FMTC is charged with planning and implementing a heritage tourism trail centering on the life and campaigns of General Francis Marion. Its mission is to reveal, preserve, develop, and promote in a sustainable way the authentic sites where Francis Marion lived and fought during the Revolutionary War.
Ox Swamp: The Swamp Fox Earns His Name Marker image, Touch for more information
By C Summers, January 19, 2012
Ox Swamp: The Swamp Fox Earns His Name Marker
1 South Carolina, Clarendon County, Manning — Ox SwampThe Swamp Fox Earns His Name
On the night of November 7, 1780, Lt. Colonel Banastre Tarleton and his Green Dragoons—together with Harrison’s Provincials, a large unit of Tories from the area between the upper Santee and Wateree Rivers—camped at the plantation of the late . . . Map (db m51985) HM
2 South Carolina, Georgetown County, Rhems — Black Mingo Creek:Fighting Among Neighbors
In September 1780, Francis Marion returned to South Carolina after a short tactical retreat into the swamps of eastern North Carolina. Hearing that British and Loyalist forces were burning the homes of Whig militiamen in Williamsburg District, . . . Map (db m53702) HM
3 South Carolina, Williamsburg County, Kingstree — Kingstree: Gathering Vital Intelligence
By late August 1780, Francis Marion and the Whig militiamen of eastern South Carolina had already begun to cause alarm among the British military leaders in charge of subduing the province. Sensing the British would move against him, Col. Marion . . . Map (db m53897) HM
4 South Carolina, Williamsburg County, Kingstree — Lower Bridge: Take the Low Ground!
Over three weeks in March 1781, Brig. Gen. Francis Marion conducted a series of engagements between the Santee River and Georgetown, battering a larger force of British regulars and Loyalist militiamen under the command of Col. John Watson. This . . . Map (db m53893) HM
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Nov. 29, 2023