The Frampton Lines

The Frampton Lines (HMHIA)

Location: Yemassee, SC 29945 Jasper County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 38.237', W 80° 51.794'

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John Edward Frampton House

(Obverse): Remnants of a large earthwork originally more tha 100 yards long are still visible south,west and northwest of the Frampton House. This battery,constructed in 1861~62 by Confederate troops in the Department of S.C. and Ga., was part of an extensive system of lines intended to defend the Charleston & Savannah Railroad, a vital route through the Lowcountry.

(Reverse): This was the site of "The Hill" Plantation, owned by John Edward Frampton (1810-1896), cotton planter, state senator 1842-45, and delegate from Prince William Parish to the Secession Convention. The main houses here and at Frampton's other plantations in what was then Beaufort District were burned by Federal troops in early 1865. This house was built in 1868.
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Marker Number27-19
Year Placed2002
Placed ByThe Lowcountry and Resort Island and Tourism Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 3:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 512828 N 3611085
Decimal Degrees32.63728333, -80.86323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 38.237', W 80° 51.794'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 38' 14.22" N, 80° 51' 47.64" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1358-1544 Kings Hwy, Yemassee SC 29945, US
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