Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Long Cane Massacre

Marker ID: SCHM 
Location: At the end of SC-S-33-141
County: McCormick
Coordinates: N 33° 59.701    W 082° 20.368
  33.995017    -82.339467
Style: Free Standing **


Three miles west is site of an attack by Cherokee Inidans upon setllers of Long Canes in the Cherokee War of 1759-1761. There on February 1, 1760, about 150 settlers, refugeeing to Augusta, were overtaken by 100 Cherokee warriors. Twenty-three victims left on the scene of action are there buried in one grave.


Long Cane Massacre - Rootweb

Long Canes Massacre of 1760