Francis Marion Trail        General Francis Marion, The Swamp Fox,  American Revolutionary War History,   Swamp Fox Trial ,Clarendon County SC
 Clarendon Events                            Marion related items for sale this page:
Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society ©2004 in Clarendon County, SC
     The Swamp Fox, General Francis Marion, and his engagements with the British in 1780-81.

Plan now October 14-15, 2011  9th Francis Marion/Swamp Fox Symposium
October 15-16, 2010
  8th Francis Marion/Swamp Fox Symposium  Best one Yet. Videos available Now: $15. 
10th Annual Celebration 'Victory in the Rev. War along the Santee River' Living History
 Great fun with history: February 25-26, 2011  Best event ever.

View all the Swamp Fox Murals  See Francis Marion & history related items below, prices at the bottom.
Clarendon Current Events below, items for sale below that. This page is
                                 Miniature of General Francis Marion on this lapel pin with memorial card:
General Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, New Original Pin In the American Revolution, Francis Marion stepped forward
with little but his passion for liberty and strength of Intellect.
 Francis Marion's 2nd SC Crest in a lapel pin
He led a force of patriots that set the stage for the British defeat at Yorktown.   
Loved by his followers, respected by his enemies, 
he is one of the foremost heroes of our War for Independence.  
Known as the Swamp Fox for taking refuge in the forests and swamps,
he is considered one of the fathers of modern guerilla warfare and

   credited in the lineage of the United States Army Rangers.
©2008                                A miniature of the 2nd SC, Marion Crest from the leather helmet is the newer lapel pin.
Events in & around Clarendon County:     Manning, Turbeville, Summerton, SC
Clarendon Museum & History Center, 102 S. Brooks St. (adjacent to Bank of Clarendon), Manning 
           Open: Thurs & Fri 1-4, Sat. 10-2
: 803-435-0328, 803-433-0328

Clarendon Events  
May 1-June 15  Alligator hunting applications for season beginning Sept 10: SCDNR
 Old flag flying

 Clarendon Area June Events – 2011
Character Word for June: Commitment
June 1-30  District 2 Art Exhibit: Weldon Art Corridor: Manning: 803-433-7469
June 5  40th Season Santee Summer Ministry Begins 9:30 AM on Lake Marion Rev. Dr. Reggie Thackston
Lakeside on Wyboo Slough: Boyles Point is across from Camp Bob Cooper
June 5 - Aug 4  Camp Woodie, 9 camp weeks: SC Youth Waterfowl Camps: 803-452-6001  
June 6 - July 1 CIS Summer Camp Youth Xtreme 2011 Ages 8 to 14 Mon. - Thurs.: 9 AM - 4 PM: Manning Elementary: 803-460-9858
June 6  Alligator hunting application deadline for season beginning Sept 10  
Jun 6, 1944   Remember D-Day , Invasion of Normandy
June 7  SMK: Monster House @ Weldon: 10:30 AM: 803-433-7469: Manning
June 7 - June 10  1st annual Baseball Camp by Turbeville Recreation Dept.  featuring Coach Blake Newsome, The Florence Red Wolves and Former Pro Baseball player Billy Sylvester. The camp will take place Tuesday,, from 9:00 AM to 12 noon at Smith Field. Tuition is $50.00 and includes special instruction and a souvenir t-shirt. Applications are available at Town Hall and on Concessions will be available for purchase: 843-659-2781
June 8  World Ocean Day  
June 9  SMK: Charlotte's Web @ Weldon: 10:30 AM: 803-433-7469:
June 9  "The Spoonman": HC Library Reading Kickoff: 6 pm: @ Manning First Baptist Church by Harvin Clarendon County Library: 803-435-8633
June 11  SMK: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: Weldon 10:30AM: Manning: 803-433-7469
June 11   Screen on the Green: "Yogi Bear" Turbeville Town Square – Show begins at dusk: Bring your chairs, have fun: 843-659-2781
June 12  National Children's Day
June 13 - 16  A Softball Camp by Turbeville Recreation Dept., at Smith Field. The camp fee is $50.00 and includes a souvenir t-shirt. Lady Wolverine Coach, Lisa Ard will be the guest coach/instructor. Applications are available at town hall or  843-659-2781
June 13  National Little League Baseball Week 
June 13   Adult Ed. Summer School begins @ 8 am: FE DuBose Career Campus/CCTC: 803-473-2531:
June 14    Flag Day and    US Army Birthday, 1775 
June 14  SMK: Kung Fu Panda @ Weldon: 10:30 AM: 803-433-7469:
June 14  FMN RV: Weldon 6:30PM: Manning: 803-433-7469: Manning
June 16   SMK: Antz @ Weldon: 10:30 AM: 803-433-7469: Manning
June 18  - until Oct:  Farmers Market, Manning: open 10 AM every Saturday:   803-435-8477, ext 18
June 18   17th Summerton Lions Golf Tourney for Sight Conservation @ Foxboro Golf Club: 9 AM: B. Martin 803-478-4821
June 19    Happy Father's Day & Father/Son Breakfast @ Manning U.M. Church, 8:30 AM: 803-435-8115 (B. Smith)
June 21    First day of summer - Longest Day of the Year - Summer Solstice
June 21   SMK: Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius @ Weldon: 10:30 AM: 803-433-7469:
June 23   SMK: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs @ Weldon: 10:30 AM: 803-433-7469: Manning
June 23   Olympic Day
June 24   St. Jean Baptiste Day - Canada
June 24 & 25  Arsenic & Old Lace: Back Porch Players: Weldon: 7:30 PM: 
June 25  Great American Backyard Campout 
June 28   SMK: Open Season @ Weldon: 10:30 AM: 803-433-7469:
June 28 Carolina Day & Parade celebrates the American victory at the Battle of Sullivan’s Island on June 28, 1776. Colonel William Moultrie commanded Fort Sullivan, he and the Second South Carolina Regiment repelled assaults by the Royal Navy and the British Army: Charleston: 843-723-3225, ext. 11
June 30   SMK: Stuart Little @ Weldon: 10:30 AM: 803-433-7469
: Manning

National Ice Cream Month /  / National Hot Dog Month
Character Word for July: Cooperation
July 1 Canada Day
July 4  Independence Day 4th of July Parade - New Zion, 10 AM: Jean Clare: 843-659-8793
July 4  4th of July Celebrations - Boats & Fireworks   
July 3-9  Annual Camp Happy Days, Camp Bob Cooper: Bill E: 803-460-7666
July 9   Screen On The Green: " TBA" Turbeville at Dusk on T'ville Town Square, Bring your chairs and have some fun : 843-659-2781  
July 12  Election for Manning Mayor, Go Vote in Manning
July 16  Weldon SMK:   803-433-7469
July 19-21   Summer Exit Exam - Grade 12
July 20, 1969  First Manned Moon Landing, Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin
?July 25 – Aug 18  Clar. Co. Rec. Dept. Soccer Registration: 803-473-3543:  
July 19 – 21   Adult Ed. HSAP testing @ 8:00 am - Register & prep required: FE DuBose Career Campus/CCTC: 803-473-2531
July 20   Last day Adult Ed.: summer school: FE DuBose Career Campus/CCTC:  803-473-2531
July 21  Weldon FMN:  803-433-7469 
July 24   Parents' Day    
July 26   SC Aquarium: HC Library: 5 pm   @ Manning First Baptist Church: 803-435-8633
July 25 - 29  5th  British Challenger Soccer Camp: Ages: 3-4, 4-6, 6-9, 7-11, 10-16 & 8-16. Register on line at: or 803-473-3543 LeBon J
July 27 Remember National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
July 28, 1914  World War I Began
July 30   Hot Dam Race: 1 mi., 5 k, 10 k: Lake Marion Dam: 10 AM: 803-435-5200  
July 27-Aug 7  22nd World Scout Jamboree:   Kristianstad, Sweden


 Character Word for August: Respect
Aug-Sept Farmers Market, Manning: open 10 AM every Saturday: 803-435-8429
Aug 1  Remember Air Force Day & Respect for Parents Day
August 1-3  Nic@Nite: MHS Practice Field Ages K5-5th grade: 6-8 PM  Warning you will get wet! 803-505-3208: Seacoast Church-Manning Campus
Aug 1-5  Clarendon School Districts' Registration (Clarendon School District 2:  Registrations: 9-3: 803-435-4435 CarolynH ext.20)
Aug 4  US Coast Guard Day, 1790 
Aug 6   National Friendship Day   
Aug 6  Turbeville Yard Sale: Town Sq.: 7 AM - noon: 843-373-7050 
Aug 6   Giant Garage Sale - Clarendon Recreation Dept. @ JC Britton Park, on Raccoon Rd.: 8-12: 803-473-3543 LeBon  
 Call to register for $10, + $5 for a table: 803-473-3543  
Aug 6-11  Dixie Youth "O" Zone World Series, Madison Heights, Virginia
Aug 6   Dancing with the Clarendon Stars: benefit T'ville Children's Home & Habitat for Humanity: 7:30 PM: at Cypress Center, 843-687-7774, 843-222-8689 ?$75  at Cypress Center or Weldon: 843-234-9800
Aug 5-7    Clyburn Foundation Golf Tourney:- Clarendon & Santee Golf Courses: at the Lake Marion Golf Course, the Wyboo Country Club, Player's Golf Course, Santee National, and the Santee Cooper Country Club Golf Courses
Aug 5-7   12th Annual SC Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Weekend !!!

         Swamp Fox  Murals Trail Society /
from Francis Marion Advocates: Pushing back the frontier of ignorance.
             Prices for the items: books, prints, shirts, are listed at the bottom:
Francis Marion's militia Patriot mural is now in a print.       The Swamp Fox Murals show scenes from life as it was about 230 years ago.                          ©2007
      Prints (11" x 14") of the 2 panels of the
      The Patriot and The Redcoat murals are NOW available.

     Francis Marion Militia in 3 separate panels of Wyboo Swamp Mural

       Prints (17" x 11") of the 3 panels of the
      Battle of Wyboo Swamp murals are NOW available.                   ©2006
Prints (14" x 11") of the 4 panels of the
The Burning of Mouzon's Home by Tarleton Started Other Burnings Including Along the Black River" murals are NOW available.
Francis Marion, The Swamp Fox, inspired T-shirts

New & now Available  Swamp Fox T-shirts New


     We are fortunate to have books for sale.
     These books bring to you the Revolutionary War as fought in South Carolina,
     bring to life Francis Marion and make great gifts. 

       Call or email your request: 803-478-2645  or
These Revolutionary War history books are available:Christine Swager's Come to the Cow Pens Francis Marion in Christine Swager's If Ever Your Country Needs You
      Dr. Christine Swager:  "Black Crows & White Cockades"

      "If Ever Your Country Needs You"

      "Come to the Cow Pens"

       "The Valiant Died, The Battle of Eutaw Springs, September 8, 1781"

           New & Available:  "Heroes of Kettle Creek, 1779-1782"
Kate Salley Palmer
 “Francis Marion and the Legend of The Swamp Fox”
  “Palmetto - Symbol of Courage”

Now Available
 Wm. Dobiein James: "A Sketch of the Life of Brig.
Gen. Francis Marion and a History of His Brigade
",  1821

Patrick O'Kelley
:  "Nothing but Blood & Slaughter,  The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas:"
                                              "Vol. 1: 1771-1779" "Vol. 2: 1780", "Vol. 3: 1781", "Vol. 4: 1782”
                   Now available: "Unwaried Patience and Fortitude" Francis Marion's Orderly Book, 1775-1782

 Doyle Harper:  Francis Marion's Orderly Book on CD

Jack Parker's Guide to Rev. War in SC

Now Available
Jack Parker:
"Parker's Guide to the Revolutionary War in SC"

  Now Available:  "Chronicles of St. Mark's Parish, Santee Circuit,
                         and Williamsburg Township, SC 1731-1885 by James M. Burgess

  Now Available
"A Narrative of the Campaign of 1780 by Col. Otho Holland Williams,
           Appendix B, To Sketches of the Life and Correspondence of Nathanael Greene
                                 by William Johnson", 1822

Francis Marion by Ms. McGill in painting prints for the Francis Marion Trail Commission

Now Available
Mrs. Peggy McGill has created this painting of
General Francis Marion in a South Carolina swamp.
This print, 21" x 35" plus 2" white border, which includes the patron seal,
benefits the Francis Marion Trail Commission.

Loved by his followers, respected by his enemies,
Marion is one of the foremost heroes of our War for Independence.

Now Available: Doug Bostick: "Sunken Plantations, The Santee Cooper Project"

  Leslie 'Nicki' Sackrison: "Awesome Women,
Some Famous... Others Infamous... and Those Who Were Lost in History"

     Robert Pelton: Period Cook Book Series: “Revolutionary War Period Cookery”
                                "Historical Thanksgiving Cookery"
                                "Historical Christmas Cookery"
                                "Baking Recipes from the Wives & Mothers of our Founding Fathers"

       Call or email your request: 803-478-2645  or for prices and shipping costs.
   2nd SC Marion's crest on a golf shirt

Get your shirt with the Francis Marion "crest" embroidery
or order your own silver crescent.
 Call to order or email: 803-478-2645 or
 Send check to: Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society  c/o C. Hester
PO Box 667, Manning, SC 29102

   S&H will be added:
Francis Marion  lapel pin  $6
Crest  lapel pin  $6
Battle of Wyboo Swamp Mural Prints -            
                           - Set of 3 scenes (17" x 11" each): $50
The Patriot and The Redcoat Mural Prints -            
                           - Set of 2 scenes (11" x 14" each): $32
The Burning of Mouzon's Mural Prints -            
                           - Set of 4 scenes (11" x 14" each): $50

Christine Swager: Black Crows and White Cockades $13     
If Ever Your Country Needs You $13      Come to the Cow Pens $13      The Valiant Died $24   
 Available: C Swager: "Heroes of Kettle Creek"  $13
Kate Palmer:  Francis Marion  $14         Palmetto $11     
William Dobiein James
: Marion      $25 
O'Kelly Vol. 1 $25       O'Kelly Vol. 2 $25      
O'Kelly Vol. 3 $25       O'Kelly Vol. 4 $20      
O'Kelly Francis Marion's Orderly Book $30      
                                                                      Harper:  Francis Marion's Orderly Book on CD  $10

New & Available: Jack Parker: "Parker's Guide to the Revolutionary War in SC"   $35  
New James M. Burgess: Chronicles of St. Mark's Parish      $15
New William Johnson: Appendix B, To Sketches of the Life and Correspondence of Nathanael Greene     $10
New & Available: General Francis Marion print, 21" x 35" plus 2" white border,
to benefit the Francis Marion Trail Commission:   $110
   Available: D Bostick: "Sunken Plantations" $20
N. Sackrison: Awesome Women  $25         
R. Pelton: $21 Bake with Founding Fathers      $14 Rev Cookery    
 $16 Historic Christmas Cookery      $16 Historic Thanksgiving Cookery
New & Available: Swamp Fox T-shirts,  size M-XL: $20
Golf Shirt with Crest, size M-XL: $18 
Chasing Swamp Fox SCETV VHS $35    
Chasing Swamp Fox SCETV DVD $40      
Flag Liberty  $20      
Copies old Maps $10      
Jacob's Ladder $6      
Liberty Tree Medal $10      
 Tricorne Hats   $7
Mob Cap    $9

 Get your post cards or bookmarks of the historic murals.
      Bookmarks for Manning, Paxville, Summerton & Turbeville
      and postcards of each of 12 murals.
      These are inexpensive gifts showing scenes of history with Francis Marion.
Hand-Made Pipes, Hand-Made Shawls, Decorated hawks, Decorated Powder Horns, Hand-Painted Rev. Soldiers.
"Chasing the Swamp Fox" by SCETV in DVD ($35) or VHS video($30) + S&H.
"Francis Marion Symposium" #1 (2003), #2 (2004), #3 (2005), #4 (2006),
#5 (2007), #6 (2008), #7 (2009) & NOW #8 (2010) Videos/DVDs:  $15 each or 2 for $25
Video photographers have just completed this year's:
October 14-15 2011
8th Francis Marion/Swamp Fox Symposium
Make check to: Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society
                                                                                        Mail to:          c/o C. Hester
PO Box 667
Manning, SC 29102
Call or email your request: 803-478-2645  or
Hand-Made Full Quilt in Meadow Morning pattern to benefit the Swamp Fox Murals Society Quilting Ladies made this beautiful quilt for the Murals Society.

     Thanks to Nell & the 
    Clarendon Heart-in-Hand Quilting Club: 
  Betty, Thomasyne, Evelyn, Cathy, Debbie,  Monika & Carolyn;  here's the beautiful Murals Society quilt in Meadow Morning pattern.
  Donald Hardy won this treasure 4-28-07.
  Thanks for all the support.

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