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Friday, February 17, 2012

Moultrie's "Lost" Fort Found in S.C.?

Local archeologists and living historians believe they have located the location of a long-lost Revolutionary War fort on the Ashley River near Bacon's Bridge, S.C. The site matches the descriptions left by William Moultrie and Francis Marion of earthworks and a campsite guarding one of Charleston's inland approaches.

Check out the full article from the Charleston Post and Courier at this link:

Seeking Forgotten Fort on the Ashley

Steven Steele, a local F&I/RevWar reenactor and historian in the Summerville area, is involved in the research, and is quoted extensively in the article. Check out his terrific blog:

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