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".
listing. May 1776.
McDowell's Camp on the N.Pacolet,
Confidence level: 2