Ninety Six National Historic SiteAn unusual name for a place! But there is a logical reason, of course. Notice on the map the location of the frontier Indian trails that later became roads. This place was chosen for a trading post because it was a convenient campground along the Cherokee Path. It was 96 miles from the Cherokee Indian Village of Keowee to this site. So, 96 is really a distance name and distance was important in this country in early days when travel was difficult.
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|Placed By||National Park Service, US Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, November 18th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 405699 N 3779005|
|Decimal Degrees||34.14770000, -82.02290000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 8.862', W 82° 1.374'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 8' 51.72" N, 82° 1' 22.44" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 907-1147 SC-248, Ninety Six SC 29666, US|
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