Battle of Great Cane Brake

Battle of Great Cane Brake (HM1D09)

Location: Simpsonville, SC 29680 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 39.367', W 82° 18.983'

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Here along the south side of the creek to Reedy River was fought, Dec. 22, 1775, the Battle of Great Cane Break, between a force of South Carolinians under Colonel William Thompson and a band of Tories under Patrick Cuningham. The Tories were completely routed and Cuningham himself narrowly escaped.
HM NumberHM1D09
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Marker Number23-3
Year Placed1941
Placed ByBehethland Butler Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 3:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 379373 N 3835696
Decimal Degrees34.65611667, -82.31638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 39.367', W 82° 18.983'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 39' 22.02" N, 82° 18' 58.98" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3559-3671 SC-146, Simpsonville SC 29680, US
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