Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Francis Marion

Marker ID: SCHM 8-25
Location: SE of Moncks Corner on Road 44 about 2.5 miles below Wadboo Bridge
County: Berkeley
Style: Free Standing **


According to family information, Francis Marion, brigadier general of the S.C. Militia during the American Revolution, was born near here on Goatfield Plantation. He was a member of the First Provincial Congress, fought in the battles of Parker´s Ferry and Eutaw Springs (both in 1781), and served eight years in the S.C. Senate. Marion died in 1795.

Erected by Berkeley County Historical Society-1986


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

The Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society
Francis Marion Trail