York County

1785 –


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  • Title York County
  • Coverage 1785 –
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  • Keywords York County was one of seven counties created in 1785 from the judicial district of Camden, Patriots routed the Loyalist force of Captain Christian Huck on July 12 in a skirmish that came to be known as “Huck’s Defeat.”, Two of York County’s leading tourist attractions are associated with the Revolutionary War: Kings Mountain National Military Park and Historic Brattonsville, After the Civil War most poor whites and newly freed slaves became sharecroppers, Winthrop Normal and Industrial College was moved from Columbia to Rock Hill, cotton textile mills,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 28, 2021
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update July 2, 2019
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