Marine Amphibious Assault Historical

Marine Amphibious Assault Historical (HM1WF5)

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Horry County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 41.53', W 78° 52.716'

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Marine Amphibious Assault
1864

In April of 1864 the footprints in the sand before you would have included those of Union Marines. On April 23, embarking in longboats from the USS Ethan Allen, marine raiders landed without being engaged at Cane Patch (now Singleton Swash*) and destroyed a major Confederate salt works. The following day the raiders destroyed a smaller, undefended salt works at Withers Swash.
*Chiefly Southeastern US name for a channel of water through or behind a sandbank.
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HM NumberHM1WF5
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 696627 N 3730044
Decimal Degrees33.69216667, -78.87860000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 41.53', W 78° 52.716'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 41' 31.8" N, 78° 52' 42.96" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 930 Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US
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