Swamp Fox at Ox Swamp

Swamp Fox at Ox Swamp (HMG2K)

Location: Manning, SC 29102 Clarendon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 41.697', W 80° 12.79'

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During the American Revolution, on Nov. 8, 1780, General Francis Marion and his brigade lured British Colonel Tarleton and his Green Dragoons about 26 miles from Jack's Creek through the swamps to Ox Swamp, less than 1 mile east of here. After spending six hours in this pursuit, Tarleton gave up the chase saying "...as for the old fox (Marion), the devil himself could not catch him." Thus, General Marion became known as the "Swamp Fox".
HM NumberHMG2K
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe citizens of Clarendon County , Manning and the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 3:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 572921 N 3728611
Decimal Degrees33.69495000, -80.21316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 41.697', W 80° 12.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 41' 41.82" N, 80° 12' 47.40" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 W Boyce St, Manning SC 29102, US
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