Gadsden in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-31.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
Location. 33° 50.76′ N, 80° 46.137′ W. Marker is in Gadsden, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Bluff Road (State Highway 48) near State Highway 40-2529, on the right when traveling east. Located at the Railroad tracks, crossing Bluff Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gadsden SC 29052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richland Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Eastover (approx. 4.8 miles away); Robert H. Morrell Road (approx. 4.8 miles away); James H. Adams (approx. Kingville (approx. 4.9 miles away); Minervaville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Kensington (approx. 6˝ miles away); St. Phillip A.M.E. Church (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gadsden.
Regarding Gadsden. in the second Seminole War Gadsden was quartermaster-general of the Florida Volunteers from February to April 1836. Returning to South Carolina he became a rice planter, and was president of the South Carolina Railroad Company.
Also see . . . South Carolina Railroads - Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Railroad. ...By September of 1840, James Gadsden had been elected the new president of the company and he reported that the company was reducing its debt steadily,... (Submitted on April 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,095 times since then and 129 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 7, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.