Battle for Freedom

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The Ninety Six National Historic Site is the home of the first Southern land battle of the Revolutionary War in 1775. The original earthen Star Fort constructed in 1781 by British Loyalists was the site of a bloody 28-day battle, the longest of the war. This national park has a reconstructed stockade fort, a historic cabin, original Cherokee pathways and Colonial-era roadbeds. In addition, an interpretive trail details various historic features and events. Ninety Six National Historic Site, Highway 248, Ninety Six, South Carolina 29666. There is no charge for admission. 864-543-4068

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Old 96 District
September 30, 2015
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