The Common

The Common (HMX4P)

Location: Camden, SC 29020 Kershaw County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 14.114', W 80° 36.178'

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The area between the Kershaw House and Camden was the scene of numerous military exercises throughout the years. Occupying British troops used the field as a parade ground, and in 1825, Revolutionary War hero the Marquise de Lafayette reviewed troops here during his visit to Camden. The area served as a center for militia activities and a mustering point for local volunteers leaving for war. The name of the waterhead at the foot of the hill, Muster Spring, is a reminder of the field's military use.
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 2:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 536563 N 3788309
Decimal Degrees34.23523333, -80.60296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 14.114', W 80° 36.178'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 14' 6.84" N, 80° 36' 10.68" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 122 State Rd S-28-703, Camden SC 29020, US
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