The Burning of Mouzon's Home by his "Friend"

The Burning of Mouzon's Home by his "Friend" (HMG7C)

Location: Turbeville, SC 29162 Clarendon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 53.413', W 80° 1.227'

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Capt. Wm. Henry Mouzon II had a friendship with Banastre Tarleton from their boyhood school days in France. Yet the British Tarleton burned the Mouzon Plantation House, on August 7, 1780. Ann Mouzon, age eleven, was the first to see the British and alerted the rest of the family. Mouzon was able to escape into Puddin' Swamp of the Black River which was beside his home. Soon after the British Major James Wemyss burned out Patriots and Loyalists alike in a swathe 15 miles wide for 70 miles from the Santee River to Georgetown including the area along the Black River.
HM NumberHMG7C
Year Placed2008
Placed ByThe Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 10:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 590577 N 3750415
Decimal Degrees33.89021667, -80.02045000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 53.413', W 80° 1.227'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 53' 24.78" N, 80° 1' 13.62" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1401 Calvert St, Turbeville SC 29162, US
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