The Stono River is a tidal channel in southeast South Carolina, located southwest of Charleston. The channel runs southwest to northeast between the mainland and Wadmalaw Island and Johns Island, from north Edisto River between Johns (West) and James (East) Island. The Intracoastal Waterway runs through southwest-northeast section of the channel. The Stono River is also famous for the Stono Rebellion which started on September 9, 1739 and became the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution.
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