Edgefield in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
James Henry Hammond
November 15, 1809 - November 13, 1864
— Governor 1842-1844 —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 33° 47.067′ N, 81° 55.45′ W. Marker is in Edgefield, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Peachtree Street. Marker is about 75 feet south of the intersection of Peachtree Street and the Ten Governors Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edgefield SC 29824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis Wilkinson Pickens (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pierce Mason Butler (about 500 feet away); Milledge Luke Bonham (approx. 0.2 miles away); George McDuffie (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Edgefield Parking Lot (approx. ¼ mile away); M60A3 Main Battle Tank (approx. ¼ mile away); Oakley Park MuseumAndrew Pickens (approx. ¼ mile away); Piedmont Technical College, Edgefield Center (approx. ¼ mile away); John Calhoun Sheppard (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgefield.
More about this marker. This marker is the fourth along the Ten Governor's Trail, a converted railroad bed that has been paved. There are markers to each of the 10 governors placed every 0.9 of a mile.
Also see . . .
1. James Henry Hammond. James Henry Hammond (November 15, 1807 – November 13, 1864) was a politician from South Carolina. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. James Henry Hammond Biography. James Henry Hammond was a Southern Planter and fire-brand. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,393 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.