Francis Marion's Grave

Francis Marion's Grave (HMFU8)

Location: Pineville, SC 29468 Berkeley County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 27.228', W 80° 5.234'

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(North face)
Sacred to the Memory
of
Genl. Francis Marion,
Who departed his life, on the 27th of February, 1795,
in the sixty-third year of his age
Deeply regretted by all his fellow-citizens.
History will record his worth and rising generations
embalm his memory as one of the most distinguished
Patriots and Heroes of the American Revolution
which elevated his native country to honor and independence
and secured to her the blessings of liberty and peace.This tribute of veneration and gratitude is erected in
commemoration of the noble and disinterested virtues
of the citizen and the gallant exploits of the soldier
who lived without fear and died without reproach.

(South face)
To preserve to posterity this burial place of an honored sonThe General Assembly of South Carolinareplaces the crumbling and broken tomb nearly a century old with this enduring memorial cut from her own granite hills.Esto Perpetua.
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HM NumberHMFU8
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 4:15am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 584829 N 3701969
Decimal Degrees33.45380000, -80.08723333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.228', W 80° 5.234'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 13.68" N, 80° 5' 14.04" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-3 General Frances Marion Ave, Pineville SC 29468, US
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