Alexander's Old Fields

Alexander's Old Fields (HM8VG)

Location: Great Falls, SC 29055 Chester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 35.43', W 80° 55.2'

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The skirmish which took place here at Alexander's Old Fields, now Beckhamville, on June 6, 1780, was the first victory for S.C. Patriots after the fall of Charleston. A band of Whigs under the command of Captain John McClure attacked and routed an assembly of Loyalist. The victory helped solidify resistance to the Crown in this up country area.
HM NumberHM8VG
Marker Number12-6
Year Placed1978
Placed ByChester County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 4:44pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 507336 N 3827635
Decimal Degrees34.59050000, -80.92000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 35.43', W 80° 55.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 35' 25.80" N, 80° 55' 12.00" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3288 Great Falls Rd, Great Falls SC 29055, US
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