Francis Marion Tomb

SC 45

Moncks Corner, SC 29146


City: Moncks Corner

Region: Coastal & Islands

Francis Marion Tomb

The tomb of General Francis Marion is located at the site of Belle Isle plantation, which belonged to his brother Gabriel. This legendary American hero, the "Swamp Fox" of the Revolution, waged a guerrilla war against the British in South Carolina, disrupting their supply lines and launching surprise raids against their detachments from his bases in the Pee Dee and Santee swamps.

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