Nation Ford

Nation Ford (HM741)

Location: Rock Hill, SC 29730 York County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 59.075', W 80° 58.489'

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Original trestle completed 1852by Charlotte & South Carolina R.R.on site of ancient crossingknown as the Nation Ford.Burning by Federals April 19, 1865,touched off sharp battle with Southern forceswhich resulted in Union retreat.trestle rebuilt after war.Washed away by flood on July 17, 1916;rebuilt in present form.traditional site of the Battle of Liberty Hill,last conflictbetween Catawba and Cherokee Indians.Sumter camped here July, 1780.Cornwallis here 1780.President Jefferson Davis crossed April 27, 1865,enroute west to reorganize the Confederacy.
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HM NumberHM741
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByYork County Historical Society and the Southern Railway System
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 10:00pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 502298 N 3871333
Decimal Degrees34.98458333, -80.97481667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 59.075', W 80° 58.489'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 59' 4.50" N, 80° 58' 29.34" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37-47 US-21, Rock Hill SC 29730, US
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