Tamassee Town

Tamassee Town (HMQ2V)

Location: Tamassee, SC 29686 Oconee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 52.98', W 83° 2.91'

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Near this site once stood the Cherokee "lower town" of Tamassee. On August 12, 1776 a Revolutionary War battle known as the "Ring Fight" was fought here between the Cherokee and the South Carolina Militia under Captain Andrew Pickens. The Cherokee were defeated and many years later Gen. Pickens built his house here when he retired. The Cherokee became his neighbors and friends.
HM NumberHMQ2V
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed2006
Placed ByThe Oconee Arts and Historical Commission and the Walhalla Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 10:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 312791 N 3861982
Decimal Degrees34.88300000, -83.04850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.98', W 83° 2.91'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 58.80" N, 83° 2' 54.60" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 640 Cheohee Valley Rd, Tamassee SC 29686, US
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