Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Fort Boone

Marker ID: SCHM 33-8
Location: Near McCormick-Abbeville county line on SC 823
County: McCormick
Coordinates: N 34° 3.554    W 082° 27.017
  34.05923333    -82.45028333
Style: Free Standing **


Driven from the area at the start of the Cherokee War, settlers from Long Canes returned in the fall of 1760 and, under the protection of a party of Chickasaw Indians, reclaimed the land by building Fort Boone near here.

Erected by McCormick County Historical Commission - 1980