Originally a geographical term, traders out of Charleston, South Carolina thought that this stopping place was 96 miles from the Cherokee town of Keowee in the Blue Ridge Foothills. The first land battle of the Revolutionary War fought south of New England took place at Ninety Six in 1775.
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