Joanna Angle chronicles the early history of Moncks Corner. Moncks Corner was an important trading post, and more than a dozen Revolutionary War battles took place in and around this area. One of Moncks Corner’s key historical figures was Revolutionary War general Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox.”
The first stop in this segment on Moncks Corner is The Rice Hope Plantation, which overlooks the Cooper River. Today, it serves as a bed-and-breakfast inn.
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