Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Revolutionary Skinnish at Horns Creek

Marker ID: SCHM 19-6
Location: Road 76, about 6 miles S of Edgefield
County: Edgefield
Coordinates: N 33° 43.289    W 081° 56.187
  33.721483    -81.93645
Style: Free Standing **


Not far from this historic church a skirmish took place in 1781. Captain Thomas Key of Colonel LeRoy Hammond´s regiment attacked a party of Tories under the command of Captain Clark. The Tories were defeated, their captain killed, and the entire company captured and paroled.

Erected by Edgefield County Historical Society and Edgefield County Council - 1974


Two Sided Marker - Horns Creek Baptist Church