Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Morris Ford Earthworks 1780 & 1865



Marker ID: SCHM 6-5
Location: on Old Allendale Road (Route S-6-70) 0.5 miles east of Marlboro Avenue (U.S. 278).
County: Barnwell
Coordinates: N 33° 12.568    W 081° 21.165
  33.209472    -81.35275
Style: Free Standing **
 



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Nearby earthworks at Morris Ford, on the Salkehatchie River, built in the spring 1780 by Loyalists under Ben John. In May, soon after Charleston fell to the British, Capt. John Mumford of the South Carolina militia was killed in action in a c