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Edgefield in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Calhoun Sheppard

July 5, 1850 - October 17, 1931

 

—Governor 1886 —

 
John Calhoun Sheppard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
1. John Calhoun Sheppard Marker
Inscription. He served a Speaker of the South Carolina House and was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1882 and 1884. Sheppard was a leader of the Conservative movement of the 1890's in opposition to Tillman. He is buried in Willowbrook Cemetery in Edgefield.
 
Location. 33° 46.85′ N, 81° 55.283′ W. Marker is in Edgefield, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Mins Street. Click for map. Marker is located near the intersection of Mins and Gary Streets on the Ten Governors Trail. Marker is in this post office area: Edgefield SC 29824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Strom Thurmond (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Ryan Tillman (about 500 feet away); John Gary Evans (about 600 feet away); Milledge Luke Bonham (about 700 feet away); Francis Wilkinson Pickens (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Henry Hammond (approx. 0.3 miles away); M60A3 Main Battle Tank (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pierce Mason Butler (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oakley Park Museum (approx. half a mile away); George McDuffie (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Edgefield.
 
More about this marker. This marker is the seventh along the Ten Governor's Trail, a converted railroad
John Calhoun Sheppard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
2. John Calhoun Sheppard Marker
bed that has been paved. There are markers to each of the 10 governors placed every 0.9 of a mile.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Calhoun Sheppard. John Calhoun Sheppard (July 5, 1850 – October 7, 1931) was Democratic Governor of South Carolina from July 10, 1886 to November 30, 1886. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. South Carolina Governor John Calhoun Sheppard. John Calhoun Sheppard was born in Edgefield County, South Carolina. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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John Calhoun Sheppard Governor 1886 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
3. John Calhoun Sheppard Governor 1886
Member of South Carolina House of Representatives 1876 - 1882; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina 1882 - 1886; Governor of South Carolina 1886; Member of the South Carolina Senate 1898 - 1904; Member of the South Carolina Senate 1919 - 1920.
John Calhoun Sheppard Monument and Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 10, 2008
4. John Calhoun Sheppard Monument and Tombstone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 739 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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