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Gadsden in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gadsden

 
 
Gadsden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Gadsden Marker
Inscription. Named in honor of James Gadsden President of the Louisville, Cincinnati and Charleston Railroad. Station built here 1840 was the first railroad station in Richland County. A stage line ran to Columbia until 1842 and to Camden until 1848.
 
Erected 1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-31.)
 
Location. 33° 50.76′ N, 80° 46.137′ W. Marker is in Gadsden, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Bluff Road (South Carolina Route 48) near South Carolina Route 40-2529, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located at the Railroad tracks, crossing Bluff Road. Marker is in this post office area: Gadsden SC 29052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richland Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Eastover (approx. 4.8 miles away); Robert H. Morrell Road (approx. 4.8 miles away); James H. Adams (approx. 4.8 miles away); Kingville (approx. 4.9 miles away); Minervaville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Kensington (approx. 6.5 miles away); St. Phillip A.M.E. Church (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gadsden.
 
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Gadsden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 23, 2010
2. Gadsden Marker
War Gadsden was quartermaster-general of the Florida Volunteers from February to April 1836. Returning to South Carolina he became a rice planter, and was president of the South Carolina Railroad Company.
 
Also see . . .  South Carolina Railroads - Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Railroad. ...By September of 1840, James Gadsden had been elected the new president of the company and he reported that the company was reducing its debt steadily,... (Submitted on April 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Gadsden Marker, as seen looking east along Bluff Road, (State Road 48) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 23, 2010
3. Gadsden Marker, as seen looking east along Bluff Road, (State Road 48)
Gadsden Marker at the Railroad Crossing, Bluff Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 23, 2010
4. Gadsden Marker at the Railroad Crossing, Bluff Road
 
 
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