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Snow's Island

Johnsonville, South Carolina
County of Florence.
National Register Number: 73001708
Resource type: Site.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 2, 1974):
From approximately December 1780 to late March 1781, Snow's Island served as headquarters for forces led by Francis Marion (1732-1795), a South Carolina militia officer who is celebrated as the "Swamp Fox". Employing guerilla war tactics, Marion significantly contributed to the American war effort by conducting numerous raids on British outposts.


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