Fateful Choices - The Hanging Of Isaac Hayne

Fateful Choices - The Hanging Of Isaac Hayne (HM509)

Location: Luray, SC 29474 Colleton County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 48.415', W 80° 28.75'

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Isaac Hayne tried to spend the rest of the Revolutionary War in peace after the British captured Charleston in 1780. Although he had supported independence, Hayne accepted a parole - a promise to remain neutral - in exchange for his freedom. But the British soon forced him to choose sides and declare his alleigiance to them.

In 1781, with the British losing the war, Hayne returned to the fight for independence, only to be captured after leading a raid. Desparate to keep other paroled Patriots from taking up arms again, the British executed Hayne after a trial by military tribunal.
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HM NumberHM509
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Placed BySouth Carolina State Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 4:28pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 548760 N 3630002
Decimal Degrees32.80691667, -80.47916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 48.415', W 80° 28.75'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 48' 24.90" N, 80° 28' 45.00" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29 Cemetery Rd, Luray SC 29474, US
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