Fort Charlotte

Fort Charlotte (HM5UF)

Location: Mt Carmel, SC 29840 McCormick County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 0.353', W 82° 30.432'

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6.6 miles southwest are the ruins of Fort Charlotte, built of local stone, 1765-1767, to protect the French, British, and German settlements near Long Canes. Maj. James Mayson's seizure of it, defended by Capt. George Whitfield and Lieut. St. Pierre, July 12, 1775, in the name of the Council of Safety, was the first overt act of the Revolutionary War in South Carolina
HM NumberHM5UF
Marker Number33-1
Year Placed1941
Placed ByThe American Legion of South Carolina
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 4:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 360816 N 3763832
Decimal Degrees34.00588333, -82.50720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.353', W 82° 30.432'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 21.18" N, 82° 30' 25.92" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 216-222 SC-81, Mt Carmel SC 29840, US
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