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God's Acre Healing Springs

Gods Acre Healing SpringsBy tradition, Healing Springs got its name during the Revolutionary War. The springs was first owned by Indians in the region who eventually sold it to Nathaniel Walker who paid for it in corn. The story goes that after the battle of Windy Hill Creek in 1781, four wounded Tories were sent inland from Charleston by General Banastre Tarleton, known as "the Butcher." and left in the care of two comrades who had orders to bury them when they died. However, they were found by some Indians and taken to their sacred healing springs. Six months later, the six 
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