A Rare Glimpse of a Crucial Road

A Rare Glimpse of a Crucial Road (HM1SHC)

Location: Enoree, SC 29335 Union County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 35.898', W 81° 51'

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Nothing was more important for communication and transport than a good road. Here you can see the wagon track that connected the Enoree and Broad rivers and prompted the British to establish camp nearby. The road ran through the center of the American line and played a strategic role in the Battle of Musgrove's Mill.When Patriot forces headed south from the Broad River toward Musgrove's Ford, they stayed off the main road to avoid detection in a region controlled by Loyalists. Finally, rejoining the road near here, the Americans tried to spy on the enemy encamped along the Enoree's south bank.
Placed BySouth Carolina State Park Service
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Date Added Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 422057 N 3828825
Decimal Degrees34.59830000, -81.85000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 35.898', W 81° 51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 35' 53.88" N, 81° 51' 0" W
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Area Code(s)864
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14300-14398 SC-56, Enoree SC 29335, US
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