June 13, 1781In a single night — June 13 — a 30-foot tower made of interlocking logs was erected under Kosciuszko's supervision. From the wooden platform marksmen could aim down into the fort. The Loyalists responded to this threat by making the walls nearly three feet higher with sandbags. The Loyalists tried unsuccessfully to burn down the tower by firing heated cannon balls.
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|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 8:39am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 406062 N 3778874|
|Decimal Degrees||34.14655000, -82.01895000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 8.793', W 82° 1.137'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 8' 47.58" N, 82° 1' 8.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 20202 Star Fort, Ninety Six SC 29666, US|
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