July 12, 1780
Huck’s Defeat, also known as the Battle of Williamson’s Plantation, occurred on July 12, 1780. The battleground is on the site of Historic Brattonsville, a former colonial plantation. An interpretive trail leads you to the scene of the Patriot victory over the tyrannical Loyalist commander Christian Huck. His demise in this short engagement boosted the morale of those fighting for independence.