Musgrove Mill


Date: August 1780

History: The Battle of Musgrove Mill Historic Site marks the location of a Revolutionary War battle. Outnumbered two to one, Patriots surprised and routed a group of Tories and British, inflicting heavy losses during the two-day fight. Among the heroes of Musgrove Mill were men who would serve South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Missouri with great distinction as Governors and US Congressmen. Home of the battle heroine, Mary Musgrove, a 300 acre site, is now owned by the SC Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism.

Location: From I-26 (Exit 52) take Hwy. 56 north. Travel approximately five miles to Musgrove Mill Park, which is on the left.