Historic Markers Across South Carolina



King Hagler's Murder



Marker ID: DAR 29-7
Location: SC 5, 2 miles W of US 521
County: Lancaster
Coordinates: N 34° 50.803    W 080° 51.049
  34.84671666    -80.85081666
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

On the Catawba Path near here King Hagler, Chief of the Catawba Nation (1750-1763), was slain on August 30, 1763, by a raiding band of northern Indian braves as he journeyed from the Waxhaws Settlement on Cane Creek to a Catawba town on Twelve Mile Creek. Erected by Waxhaws

Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution - 1963