Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Site of White's Mill

Marker ID: SCHM 46-22
Location: about 3.7 miles SW of Rock Hill on SC 72 at intersection of Road 739
County: York
Coordinates: N 34° 51.54    W 081° 4.344
  34.859    -81.0724
Style: Free Standing **


About 1 1/2 miles south of here on Fishing Creek were a house and mill mentioned on a 1766 royallandgrant to Hugh White. British Colonel Banastre Tarleton and his Legion were encamped at White´s Mill for several days in September 1780, during which time Tarleton lay "dangerously ill of a fever."

Erected by York County Historical Commission - 1983