Edgefield in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Calhoun Sheppard
July 5, 1850 - October 17, 1931
— Governor 1886 —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
Location. 33° 46.85′ N, 81° 55.283′ W. Marker is in Edgefield, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Mins Street. Marker is located near the intersection of Mins and Gary Streets 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. James Strom Thurmond (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Ryan Tillman (about 500 feet away); John Gary Evans (about 600 feet away); Milledge Luke Bonham (about 700 feet away); Francis Wilkinson Pickens (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Henry Hammond (approx. 0.3 miles away); M60A3 Main Battle Tank (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pierce Mason ButlerOakley Park Museum (approx. half a mile away); George McDuffie (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgefield.
More about this marker. This marker is the seventh 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 . . . John Calhoun Sheppard. John Calhoun Sheppard (July 5, 1850 – October 7, 1931) was Democratic Governor of South Carolina from July 10, 1886 to November 30, 1886. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.