More than 20 states have cities or counties named after Francis Marion.
Oscar Marion was the personal slave of Gen. Francis Marion (1732-1795).
Francis Marion University is located nearby in Florence County, South Carolina.
The Brigadier General Francis Marion Memorial Act of 2007 passed the U.S. House of Representatives in March of 2007, and the U.S. Senate in April of 2008.
In 2006, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a monument to Francis Marion, to be built in Washington, D.C. sometime in 2007–08.
Painted sometime between 1815 and 1825, by South Carolina artist John Blake White, it depicts Francis Marion, in a military hat, talking to a red-coated British officer.
The painting recreated a scene from 1781, when the enemies met to discuss an exchange of prisoners of war, and Francis Marion surprised the British officer by inviting him to share his modest meal.
Strategy for the Eutaw Springs attack is credited to the genius of General Francis Marion, who knew every foot of the Santee swamps and river.
After a long period of decline under the rule of the Ottoman Empire, Athens' re-emerged in the 19th century as the capital of the independent Greek state.
The Francis Marion National Forest near Charleston, South Carolina, is named after Marion, as is the historic Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston.