Long Canes Massacre

Long Canes Massacre (HM614)

Location: Troy, SC 29848 Greenwood County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 59.261', W 82° 17.864'

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Three miles west is the site of an attack by Cherokee Indians upon settlers of Long Canes in the Cherokee war of 1759-1761. There on February 1, 1760, about 150 settlers, refugeeing to Augusta, were overtaken by 100 Cherokee warriors. Twenty-three victims left on the scene of action are there buried in one grave.
HM NumberHM614
Marker Number24-1
Year Placed1976
Placed ByAbbeville District Historical Association, Town of Troy, McCormick County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 380135 N 3761549
Decimal Degrees33.98768333, -82.29773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.261', W 82° 17.864'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 15.66" N, 82° 17' 51.84" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12631 Main St W, Troy SC 29848, US
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