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South Carolina Code of Laws

Title 51 - Parks, Recreation and Tourism


Fort Watson Memorial

SECTION 51-9-10. Acquisition of lands in area of Fort Watson.

The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism shall acquire by purchase, lease or gift approximately two acres of land, more or less, in the area of Fort Watson on the banks of Lake Francis Marion, four miles north of the intersection of U. S. Highway No. 15 and South Carolina Highway No. 6 at Santee.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 51-401; 1952 Code Section 51-401; 1949 (46) 186.

SECTION 51-9-20. Designation of property and area.

The property and area when acquired and improved shall be known as the "Fort Watson Memorial."

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 51-402; 1952 Code Section 51-402; 1949 (46) 186.

SECTION 51-9-30. Improvement, protection, and maintenance.

The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism shall improve, protect, and maintain the area as a memorial to the heroic men of General Francis Marion whose successful efforts in the battle of Fort Watson on April 23, 1781 aided so much in the final independence of the United States of America.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 51-403; 1952 Code Section 51-403; 1949 (46) 186.

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