Boonesborough Township (1763)

Boonesborough Township (1763) (HM6TJ)

Location: Donalds, SC 29638 Abbeville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 22.317', W 82° 21.014'

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Surveyed in 1762 by Patrick Calhoun and named for Gov. Thomas Boone, this 20,500-acre township was one of four townships laid out west of Ninety-Six as a buffer between white and Cherokee lands. In 1763 Scots-Irish families began to settle in the area near Long Cane, Park's and Chickasaw Creeks. The headwaters of Long Cane Creek are 500 feet south; the Cherokee Path crossed the township boundary one mile south.
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HM NumberHM6TJ
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Marker Number1-9
Year Placed1996
Placed ByDonalds Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:07pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 375850 N 3804224
Decimal Degrees34.37195000, -82.35023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 22.317', W 82° 21.014'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 22' 19.02" N, 82° 21' 0.84" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 295 W Main St, Donalds SC 29638, US
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