Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Francis Marion's Grave



Marker ID: SCHM 8-18
Location: SC 45, 10 miles W of St. Stephen
County: Berkeley
Coordinates: N 33° 26.349    W 080° 05.265
  33.43915    -80.08775
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Francis Marion died Feb. 27, 1795, in his 63rd year, and was buried here at Belle Isle Plantation, home of his brother, Gabriel. His own plantation, Pond Bluff, was about 15 miles up river and is now under Lake Marion. He was born in South Carolina, the descendant of French Huguenot emigrants. The exact date and place of his birth are unknown.

Erected by South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism-1975
(Replacing a marker erected in 1965)


Notes:

Two sided marker - Francis Marion
Replacing a marker erected in 1966

More information:
Wikipedia - Francis Marion
The Patriot Resource - Francis Marion

The Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society
Francis Marion Trail