Palisade Wall

Palisade Wall (HMX4Q)

Location: Camden, SC 29020 Kershaw County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 14.053', W 80° 36.242'

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This wall is a partial reconstruction of the wall erected by British forces during their occupation of Camden in 1780 - 81. The log wall completely surrounded the central portion of the town, which was located along both sides of Broad Street and consisted of about 80 structures. It served as the inner defense line of the fortified town and was destroyed when the British evacuated Camden. Archaeological excavations here in 1970 produced a variety of military artifacts some of which are on exhibit at Historic Camden, and resulted in the reconstruction of the defense wall.
HM NumberHMX4Q
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 2:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 536466 N 3788196
Decimal Degrees34.23421667, -80.60403333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 14.053', W 80° 36.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 14' 3.18" N, 80° 36' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 122 State Rd S-28-703, Camden SC 29020, US
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