Pendleton in Anderson County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Thomas Green Clemson
The paved brick walk leads to the gravesite of Thomas Green Clemson, founder of Clemson University. He was a Scientist, Agriculturist, Statesman, and educators. His gift to South Carolina of an Institution for the promotion of education in the fields of agriculture and Engineering is an enduring gift to the State, the Nation, and the World.
Location. 34° 39.067′ N, 82° 46.633′ W. Marker is in Pendleton, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is on East Queen Street. Click for map. Marker is inside the main gate on the west side of St. Paul's Episcopal Church located on East Queen Street, Pendleton, SC, to the right at the start of the brick pathway mentioned. Marker is in this post office area: Pendleton SC 29670, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clement Hoffman Stevens (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Thomas Green Clemson (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnard Elliott Bee (within shouting distance of this marker); Printer John Miller (approx. ¼ mile away); African American School Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Health & Heritage Walking Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pendleton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hunter's Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Mill Stone (approx. 0.3 miles away); Farmers Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pendleton.
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Green Clemson. Thomas Green Clemson, IV (July 1, 1807 – April 6, 1888) was an American politician and statesman, serving as an ambassador and the United States Superintendent of Agriculture.
2. Clemson University.
3. Fort Hill, Home of the Calhouns and Clemsons. Fort Hill was the home of John C. Calhoun, South Carolina's pre-eminent 19th century statesman, from 1825 until his death in 1850.
4. The Will of Thomas Green Clemson. The document that holds the foundation for Clemson University.
5. Thomas Green Clemson 1807-2007. Links on this page tell about the man and his lasting legacy to education.
6. Thomas Green Clemson. Our University started out with one man and his dream for bettering educational opportunities for the state he came to call home.
7. Niter and Mining Corps. The Niter and Mining Corps was a military unit within the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
8. St. Paul's Episcopal Church & Cemetery. This white clapboard church, locataed in the Pendleton Historic District, was built in 1822.
9. University celebrates Founder's Day with different look at Thomas Green Clemson. Members of the Tiger Brotherhood, faculty, staff and friends of the university gathered Monday evening to commemorate the 122nd anniversary of the death of Thomas Green Clemson.
Categories. • Agriculture • Education • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,158 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.