Battle of Port Royal Island

Battle of Port Royal Island (HM9KH)

Location: Beaufort, SC 29906 Beaufort County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 28.849', W 80° 44.387'

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Near the old halfway house, in thevicinity of Grays Hill, on February3, 1779, a force of South CarolinaMilitia, Continentals, and volunteers, including men fromBeaufort, under General WilliamMoultrie, defeated the British intheir attempt to capture PortRoyal Island.
HM NumberHM9KH
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Beaufort County Historical Society series
Marker Number7-5
Placed ByBeaufort County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 524449 N 3593762
Decimal Degrees32.48081667, -80.73978333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 28.849', W 80° 44.387'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 28' 50.94" N, 80° 44' 23.22" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2980 Trask Pkwy, Beaufort SC 29906, US
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