Musgrove Mill State Historic Site is devoted to preserving a portion of the site of the Battle of Musgrove's Mill. On August 19, 1780, a small, yet battle-tested band of Patriot militia outmaneuvered and outfought a larger loyalist force compromised of both Militia and British Provincial Soldiers. The Battle of Musgrove's Mill epitomized the "guerrilla" type of warfare fought by the Patriot Militia in the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.
South Carolina State Park Service Mission
To encourage people to discover South Carolina's state parks by protecing resource-based recreational and educational opportunities that emphasize the conservation, protection and interpretation of the state's natural and cultural resources.
Musgrove Mill State Historic Site Mission
The mission of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site is to protect, preserve, and interpret the cultural resources of the site for the education, enjoyment, and inspiration of the park visitor; primarily focusing on those historic resources associated with the American Revolutionary War Battle of Musgrove's Mill and the American Revolution in the Southern Colonies; and secondarily focusing on the broader span of human use and occupation of the site. Musgrove Mill State Historic Site will also foster stewardship of Revolutionary War resources throughout the state and will remain committed to promoting historic education and historic site protection and preservation.