Battle Of Beckhamville

Battle Of Beckhamville (HM8VH)

Location: Great Falls, SC 29055 Chester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 35.424', W 80° 55.194'

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May 1780

British under Houseman surprised and
defeated by band of 33 patriots under
Capt. John McLure with 9 Gaston
brothers and neighbors, who struck
first blow for liberty and resisted
attempt to subject people to oath of
allegiance to king.
HM NumberHM8VH
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1942
Placed ByCitizens of Chester County and Mary Adair Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 8:42pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 507345 N 3827624
Decimal Degrees34.59040000, -80.91990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 35.424', W 80° 55.194'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 35' 25.44" N, 80° 55' 11.64" 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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