Old Ninety Six: A History and Guide

Old Ninety Six A History and Guide Few locations in South Carolina have figured as prominently in the early history of the state as the old town of Ninety Six As a witness to two Revolutionary War battles two Cherokee War battles a t
  • Title: Old Ninety Six: A History and Guide
  • Author: Robert M. Dunkerly
  • ISBN: 9781596291140
  • Page: 383
  • Format: Paperback
  • Old Ninety Six: A History and Guide
    Few locations in South Carolina have figured as prominently in the early history of the state as the old town of Ninety Six As a witness to two Revolutionary War battles, two Cherokee War battles, a trading post, three forts and two towns, the site is perhaps one of the richest archaeological sites in the South In recognition of its rich history the Ninety Six National HFew locations in South Carolina have figured as prominently in the early history of the state as the old town of Ninety Six As a witness to two Revolutionary War battles, two Cherokee War battles, a trading post, three forts and two towns, the site is perhaps one of the richest archaeological sites in the South In recognition of its rich history the Ninety Six National Historic Site became part of the National Park Service in 1976 The unusual name that was given to the site is believed to have taken root in the early 1700s English traders estimated the distance to the Cherokee village of Keowee in the upper South Carolina foothills to be ninety six miles By the 1770s, Fort Ninety Six and the adjoining village located at the crossroads of twelve roads reached its peak as an important backcountry outpost, boasting a growing population, a newly constructed courthouse and jail However, the onset of the American Revolutionary War would end this progress and the first land battle south of New England was fought at Ninety Six in 1775 The fort and town would change hands many times between those fighting for independence and those still loyal to England, leaving the town in shambles by the close of the war Old Ninety Six A History and Guide, by Robert Dunkerly and Eric Williams, is a well researched and highly accessible work, which underscores the important contribution of Ninety Six to the early history of Sou
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    Ninety Six National Historic Site Ninety Six National Historic Site U.S National Park Service Nov , Battle of Ninety Six Anniversary Event On November , , we will commemorate the Battle of Ninety Six, a battle that brought the War to the Carolina backcountry. Old Ninety Six A History Guide Landmarks Dunkerly Apr , Old Ninety Six A History and Guide, by Robert Dunkerly and Eric Williams, is a well researched and highly accessible work, which underscores the important contribution of Ninety Six to the early history of South Carolina and guides the reader through the well preserved fort that stills stands at Old Ninety Six Historical Marker Jul , Old Ninety Six and Star Fort In Greenwood County is the site of the once flourishing Colonial village of Ninety Six, renamed Cambridge after the Revolution Even before , the fork laying miles south of the Cherokee Indian town of Keowee was an important place on the Cherokee Trail. Old Ninety Six A History and Guide by Robert M Dunkerly Old Ninety Six book Read reviews from world s largest community for readers Few locations in South Carolina have figured as prominently in the early hi Old Ninety Six A History Guide Landmarks Apr , Old Ninety Six A History and Guide, by Robert Dunkerly and Eric Williams, is a well researched and highly accessible work, which underscores the important contribution of Ninety Six to the early history of South Carolina and guides the reader through the well preserved fort that stills stands at Ninety Six, South Carolina Local History Ninety Six has a colorful history dating back to early colonial times when a settlement began at the th milepost from Keowee Indian village, on a trail used by traders with the Indians A small store, run by Robert Goudy supplied traders with such items as rum, sugar, and

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