96 Historical

96 Historical (HM1VR0)

Location: Ninety Six, SC 29666 Greenwood County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 8.862', W 82° 1.374'

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Ninety Six National Historic Site

An unusual name for a place! But there is a logical reason, of course. Notice on the map the location of the frontier Indian trails that later became roads. This place was chosen for a trading post because it was a convenient campground along the Cherokee Path. It was 96 miles from the Cherokee Indian Village of Keowee to this site. So, 96 is really a distance name and distance was important in this country in early days when travel was difficult.
HM NumberHM1VR0
Placed ByNational Park Service, US Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, November 18th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 405699 N 3779005
Decimal Degrees34.14770000, -82.02290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 8.862', W 82° 1.374'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 8' 51.72" N, 82° 1' 22.44" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)864
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 907-1147 SC-248, Ninety Six SC 29666, US
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