Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Fort Prince



Marker ID: SCHM 42-8
Location: SC 129 about 1/2 mile W of 1 - 85
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 34° 57.7    W 082° 3.317
  34.96166666    -82.05528333
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Located nearby, this fort protected early settlers from the Indians and served as camp for a detachment of militia en route to join the 1776 expedition against the Cherokees. The fort was headquarters in 1780 for a British garrison commanded by Colonel Alexander Innes.

Erected by Wellford Bicentennial Committee - 1977


Notes:

Marker has been confirmed missing.

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