Edgefield in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Milledge Luke Bonham
December 25, 1813 - August 27, 1890
— Governor 1862-1864 —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil.
Location. 33° 46.933′ N, 81° 55.367′ W. Marker is in Edgefield, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Augusta Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located about 1 mile north of the intersection of Mims Street U.S. 25 overpass on 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 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Calhoun Sheppard (about 700 feet away); James Strom Thurmond (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Henry Hammond (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Ryan Tillman (approx. ¼ mile away); John Gary Evans Pierce Mason Butler (approx. ¼ mile away); M60A3 Main Battle Tank (approx. 0.3 miles away); George McDuffie (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oakley Park Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgefield.
More about this marker. This marker is the sixth 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 . . . Milledge Luke Bonham. Milledge Luke Bonham (December 25, 1813 – August 27, 1890) was a American politician and Congressman who served as the Governor of South Carolina from 1862 until 1864. (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 1,292 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.