Drowning Creek

Drowning Creek (HM2TX)

Location: Nichols, SC 29581 Marion County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 13.682', W 79° 8.421'

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Drowning Creek the original name of Lumber River arising in NC with dangerous undercurrents, flowing past Nichols, SC, through Marion County, that was originally old Georgetown District and Liberty County. A crucial part in the defeat of the Tories in the Revolutionary War was the ability of Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox," to crisscross and camp along Drowning Creek with it's swamps, using the river to the advantage of the colonists and as an important transportation and trade route for turpentine and lumber.
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HM NumberHM2TX
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1987
Placed ByDrowning Creek Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Honoring William Gairy Nichols, a local Historian, and the Bicentennial of the Constitution of U.S.A
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 3:57pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 671285 N 3789004
Decimal Degrees34.22803333, -79.14035000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 13.682', W 79° 8.421'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 13' 40.92" N, 79° 8' 25.26" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-699 US-76, Nichols SC 29581, US
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