Historic Markers Across South Carolina

1776 Blockhouse

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Location: Inside the Livery Stable on Trinity St, Abbeville, SC
County: Abbeville
Coordinates: N 34° 10.978    W 082° 22.435
  34.18296666    -82.37391666
Style: Mounted **


This stone marks the place where, in 1767 Gen. Andrew Pickens built a BLOCK HOUSE as a place of refuge against the Indians. It was used as a fort during the Revolutionary Ware and was known as FORT PICKENS.

Erected by Andrew Hamilton Chapter D.A.R. 1922