Francis Marion

Francis Marion (HMBUL)

Location: Marion, SC 29571 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 10.743', W 79° 24.004'

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The Swamp Fox

Born St. John's Parish, S. C., 1732. Died February 27, 1795. Buried Belle Isle Plantation, Berkeley County, S. C.

1759 — French and Indian War
1761 — Cherokee Uprising
1775 — Captain, 2nd S. C. Regiment
1775 — Commander, Fort Dorchester
1776 — Major, Battle of Sullivan's Island
1777 — Lt. Colonel, 2nd S. C. Regiment
1780 — Brigadier General, Militia

1775 — First South Carolina Provincial Congress
1791-1794 — South Carolina Senate
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe citizens of Marion County as our Bicentennial Tribute. J. Ralph Gasque, Senator; John H. Waller, Jr., Representative; S. Norwood Gasque, Representative
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 3:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 647446 N 3783165
Decimal Degrees34.17905000, -79.40006667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.743', W 79° 24.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 44.58" N, 79° 24' 0.24" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 E Court St, Marion SC 29571, US
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