Behethland Butler Chapter NSDAR

Behethland Butler Chapter NSDAR Markers

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Behethland Butler Grave Marker


Located at the Butler Home
Butler Springs Road
Greenville, South Carolina


Text on the Marker:
This Stone Marks the Homeplace of  Behethland Foote Moore Butler.  Wife of Captain William Butler. A Distinguished Citizen of South Carolina Whom She Married June 3, 1784. Born Fauquier Co., Va. December 24, 1764. Died in Edgefield District, S.C. December 2, 1853.
As a tribute to this heroine of the Revolution, mother of seven patriotic sons and one daughter, the Behethland Butler Chapter, D.A.R. has dedicated this stone.  1934”

 
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All markers are located in Greenville, South Carolina.

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GENERAL STORE, ALEXANDER MCBETH & CO.

“ONE OF THE FIRST STORES IN THIS SECTION OF THE STATE STOOD NEAR THIS SPOT. ITS DAY BOOK SHOWS THAT IT WAS IN OPERATION IN 1794, THREE YEARS BEFORE THE FOUNDING OF THE TOWN OF GREENVILLE."

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Battle of Great Cane Brake

“Here along the south side of the creek to Reedy River was fought, Dec. 22, 1775, the Battle of Great Cane Break, between a force of South Carolinians under Colonel William Thompson and a band of Tories under Patrick Cuningham. The Tories were completely routed and Cuningham himself narrowly escaped."

All photos are courtesy of the Behethland Butler Chapter NSDAR.

 
 
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