Long Canes Massacre

Long Canes Massacre (HM7I6)

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

N 33° 59.7', W 82° 20.35'

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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 NumberHM7I6
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: McCormick County Historical Commission series
Marker Number33-12
Year Placed1976
Placed ByAbbeville District Historical Association, Town of Troy, McCormick County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 376319 N 3762409
Decimal Degrees33.99500000, -82.33916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.7', W 82° 20.35'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 42.00" N, 82° 20' 21.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6520 State Rd S-33-117, Troy SC 29848, US
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