Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Colonel Issac Hayne



Marker ID:  
Location: Sparks Drive 1.2 miles north of Charleston Highway (South Carolina Highway 64) in Jacksonboro, South Carolina
County: Colleton
Coordinates: N 32° 48.421    W 080° 28.766
  32.807017    -80.479433
Style: Mounted **
 



Text:

As a grateful and reverential tribute
to
A noble martyr in behalf of liberty
The State Of
South Carolina
Has erected this memorial to
Colonel Issac Hayne
who was captured near here by the British
July 6, 1781, and in violation of the Customs
of War was hanged in Charles Town August 4, 1781,
and whose body was buried here in his garden.

"DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI."
Erected 1929.


Notes:

Engraved stone monument.