Horns Creek Baptist Church / Revolutionary Skirmish at Horns Creek

Horns Creek Baptist Church / Revolutionary Skirmish at Horns Creek (HM88O)

Location: Edgefield, SC 29824 Edgefield County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 43.283', W 81° 56.183'

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Horns Creek Baptist Church
This church was constituted in 1768 by the Reverend Daniel Marshall, one of the founders of the Baptist faith in this part of South Carolina. Other early ministers of Horns Creek included Hezekiah Walker, Samuel Marsh, and John Landrum. The church was incorporated on January 20, 1790.

Revolutionary War Skirmish
at Horns Creek
Not far from this historic church a skirmish took place in 1781. Captain Thomas Key of Colonel LeRoy Hammond's regiment attacked a party of Tories under the command of Captain Clark. The Tories were defeated, their captain killed, and the entire company captured and paroled.
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HM NumberHM88O
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Marker Number19-6
Year Placed1974
Placed ByEdgefield County Historical Society and Edgefield County Council
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 9:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 413244 N 3731657
Decimal Degrees33.72138333, -81.93638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 43.283', W 81° 56.183'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 43' 16.98" N, 81° 56' 10.98" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 474-536 State Hwy S-19-76, Edgefield SC 29824, US
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