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Title 51 - Parks, Recreation and Tourism



SECTION 51-9-10. Acquisition of lands in area of Fort Watson.

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism shall acquire by purchase, lease or gift approximately two acres of land, more or less, in the area of Fort Watson on the banks of Lake Francis Marion, four miles north of the intersection of U. S. Highway No. 15 and South Carolina Highway No. 6 at Santee.

SECTION 51-9-20. Designation of property and area.

The property and area when acquired and improved shall be known as the "Fort Watson Memorial."

SECTION 51-9-30. Improvement, protection and maintenance.

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism shall improve, protect and maintain the area as a memorial to the heroic men of General Francis Marion whose successful efforts in the battle of Fort Watson on April 23, 1781 aided so much in the final independence of the United States of America.

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