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Thomas Green Clemson Parkway

 
 
Thomas Green Clemson Parkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, January 22, 2009
1. Thomas Green Clemson Parkway Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated in 1979
in Honor of
Thomas Green Clemson
1807-1888

A Native Philadelphian and
Leading Agriculturist. Mr.
Clemson was U.S. Charge
D'Affaires to Belgium, U.S.
Superintendent of
Agriculture, and the
1868 President of Pendleton
Farmers Society. An advocate of
The National Land Grant
Movement, he left his
estate to establish Clemson
University. He married
the daughter of John C.
Calhoun, Anna, and later
bought the Calhoun Home,
Fort Hill. He is Buried
in St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard
at Pendleton

 
Location. 34° 39.324′ N, 82° 48.655′ W. Marker is in Pendleton, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is on Anderson Highway (State Highway 28 / 76) 0.1 miles south of Excelsior Mill Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pendleton SC 29670, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Stone Church / Old Stone Church Graveyard (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Old Stone Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Old Stone Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Stone Church Confederate Memorial
Thomas Green Clemson Parkway image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, February 22, 2009
2. Thomas Green Clemson Parkway
(approx. 0.6 miles away); "Widowmaker’s” Drill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Blue Key National Honor Fraternity Gateway (approx. 1.3 miles away); Woodburn Historic House (approx. 1.4 miles away); "The Hundreds" (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hanover House (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Hanover House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pendleton.
 
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Thomas Green Clemson Parkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, February 12, 2009
3. Thomas Green Clemson Parkway Marker
St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, February 22, 2009
4. St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard
 
 
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