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Calhoun

 
 
Calhoun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
1. Calhoun Marker
Inscription.
This marble for thirty four years covered the tomb of Calhoun in the Western Churchyard. It has been placed here by the Vestry near the spot there he remains were interred during the siege of Charleston from which spot they were afterwards removed to the original tomb, and subsequently deposited under the Sarcophagus erected on the same site in 1884 by the State.

 
Location. 32° 46.733′ N, 79° 55.75′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Church Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 146 Church Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Rutledge (here, next to this marker); Charles Pinckney (a few steps from this marker); St. Philip's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel William Rhett (within shouting distance of this marker); John Caldwell Calhoun (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Row (within shouting distance of this marker); The Footlight Players Workshop (within shouting distance
Calhoun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
2. Calhoun Marker
of this marker); Richard Hutson (within shouting distance of this marker); Huguenot Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Powder Magazine Flags (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .  John C. Calhoun. John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was a leading politician and political theorist from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century. (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
John C. Calhoun (1782–1850) image. Click for full size.
By National Portrait Gallery
3. John C. Calhoun (1782–1850)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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