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Pendleton in Anderson County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Joseph B. Douthit

A National Leader in Soil and Water Conservation

 

1893 — 1972

 
Joseph B. Douthit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 30, 2012
1. Joseph B. Douthit Marker
Inscription.
Directly behind this marker is the homesite of Joe and Mary Broyles Douthit. Born in Anderson County January 30, 1893, graduate of Clemson University, 1914. Farmer and seed breeder, lifelong member and steward of Sandy Springs United Methodist Church, Clemson University Trustee, 1936-1956.
Life member Methodist Rural Fellowship.
Commissioner Upper Savannah, Anderson, and Pickens Soil and Water Conservation Districts, 1937-1972, President, S.C. Association of Conservation Districts, 1946-1946, Chairman, S.C. Land Resources Commission, 1951-1956, and Director, National Association of Conservation Districts, 1956-1957.
A Keeper of the Land

 
Erected 1980 by South Carolina Conservation Districts.
 
Location. 34° 37.3′ N, 82° 43.55′ W. Marker is in Pendleton, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is at the intersection of Lebanon Road and Autun Road, on the right when traveling north on Lebanon 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard W. Simpson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sandy Springs Camp Ground / Confederate Muster Ground (approx.
Joseph B. Douthit Marker and House image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 30, 2012
2. Joseph B. Douthit Marker and House
2 miles away); Lebanon Baptist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Tanglewood Mansion (approx. 3.6 miles away); Thomas Green Clemson (approx. 3.6 miles away); Barnard Elliott Bee (approx. 3.6 miles away); Clement Hoffman Stevens (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Thomas Green Clemson (approx. 3.6 miles away); Printer John Miller (approx. 3.8 miles away); Old Mill Stone (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pendleton.
 
Also see . . .  Joseph B. Douthit - Find-a-Grave. Sandy Springs United Methodist Church, Sandy Springs, SC. (Submitted on January 30, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Joseph B. Douthit Marker<br>Looking West Along Lebanon Road image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 30, 2012
3. Joseph B. Douthit Marker
Looking West Along Lebanon Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 3 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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