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Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Snee Farm

 
 
Snee Farm Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Snee Farm Marker
Inscription. The country home of Charles Pinckney (1757-1824), Snee Farm stands about 0.7 mi. west of here. One of SC's signers of the US Constitution, Pinckney also served in the General Assembly and in Congress. He was elected governor of SC four times and was appointed minister to Spain in 1801 by Thomas Jefferson. George Washington visited Snee Farm in 1791 during his presidency.
 
Erected 1990 by US Constitution Bicentennial Commission of SC. (Marker Number 10-20.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 32° 50.679′ N, 79° 48.843′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 17 and Long Point Road (South Carolina Route 10-97), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 17. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29466, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Lines (about 300 feet away, measured in
Snee Farm Marker, at intersection US 17 and Long Point Rd. ( SC 10-97 ) Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 15, 2009
2. Snee Farm Marker, at intersection US 17 and Long Point Rd. ( SC 10-97 )
a direct line); a different marker also named Snee Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles Pinckney - Statesman (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slave Community (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rice Trunk (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lowcountry Waterways (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Regarding Snee Farm. National Register of Historic Places:
Snee Farm--Charles Pinckney National Historic Site *** (added 1973 - Building - #73001702) It was declared a National Historic Landmark November 7, 1973
 
Also see . . .
1. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Site gives a little history on Snee Farm along with photos. It also list the date of entry into the National Historic Landmarks as 1973. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.) 

2. Snee Farm's page on the National Historic Landmark website. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Additional keywords. Washington's Southern Tour
Snee Farm Marker, looking northward along US 17 Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 15, 2009
3. Snee Farm Marker, looking northward along US 17

 
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Snee Farm today Photo, Click for full size
South Carolina Department of Archives and History, May 13, 2007
4. Snee Farm today
Snee Farm Photo, Click for full size
Historic American Buildings Survey, John McWilliams, June 1960
5. Snee Farm
Historic American Engineering Record ,HABS SC,10-MOUP.V,2-5
Snee Farm first floor parlor with mantle Photo, Click for full size
Historic American Buildings Survey, John McWilliams, June 1960
6. Snee Farm first floor parlor with mantle
Historic American Engineering Record ,HABS SC,10-MOUP.V,2-31
 
 
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