Earle's Fort.

What: Fort, massacre May 1776

Where: 35.208704, -82.154795

Maps: [map notes]


  • Site is located per James Gregory, based on local lore. Gregory is long-time surveyor of Spartanburg Co. SC. This high elevation is a more logical site than that identified by Mr. Lawrence, below.

  • James Lawrence, long-time editor and owner of the Landrum newspaper, believed the site was about 0.1 mile toward Earle's Bridge on the west side.

  • John Allison's 9-3-05 notes on Earle's Fort/Ford & McDowell's camp

  • NBBAS:One, p.102.

  • Sherman, "Calendar..." . Search for earle's fort. Not found. To avoid long downloads, use option to "Save and view this PDF in Reader".

  • RevWar75   listing. May 1776.

Related sites:
Earle's Ford,   Fort Prince,   McDowell's Camp on the N.Pacolet,   Blockhouse,   Earle's Plantation,  

Confidence level: 2