William Hill: A Forgotten Patriot | Mary Long's Yesteryear (1987)


Mary Long visits historic sites relevant to the life of William “Billy” Hill, a wealthy patriot aiding the American Revolution who established the first ironworks in South Carolina and extensively harassed the British to keep the local war effort alive. See an era-appropriate home owned by his friends William and Martha Bratton, an interview with Wade Therry of the York County Historical Commission, a memorial dedicated to him and his wife, and more as Mary recounts tales of a forgotten patriot’s life.

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