Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Beaver Creek Skirmish

Marker ID: DAR 29-19
Location: Intersection of Roads 13 and 15, S Lancaster county
County: Lancaster
Coordinates: N 34° 31.248    W 080° 38.691
  34.5208    -80.64485
Style: Free Standing **


American forces under Major William R. Davie had captured a British convoy July 21, 1780, and were retreating with prisoners mounted two to the horse when ambushed by British several miles west of here on Beaver Creek. Nearly all the British prisoners were killed or wounded. One American was killed and two were wounded.

Erected by Flat Rock Chapter National Society of the Daughters American Revolution - 1977


Two sided - Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock