Walnut Grove Plantation

Walnut Grove Plantation (HM6DT)

Location: Roebuck, SC 29376 Spartanburg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 50.423', W 81° 58.123'

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Charles and Mary Moore built the Manor House in 1765 1½ miles SE on land granted by George III in 1763. They founded Rocky Spring Academy (1770-1850) the first in Spartanburg County. In a raid in 1780 "Bloody" Bill Cunningham, a Tory, murdered Capt. Steadman and two patriots here, beginning the Moore Family Cemetery.
HM NumberHM6DT
Year Placed1968
Placed BySandersville, Ca., Descendants of Charles & Mary Moore
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 12:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 411430 N 3855770
Decimal Degrees34.84038333, -81.96871667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 50.423', W 81° 58.123'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 50' 25.38" N, 81° 58' 7.38" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 679-699 S 196, Roebuck SC 29376, US
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