Edgefield in Edgefield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Pierce Mason Butler
April 11, 1798 - August 20, 1847
— Governor 1836-1838 —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Government & Politics • Railroads & Streetcars • War, Mexican-American.
Location. 33° 47.15′ N, 81° 55.483′ W. Marker is in Edgefield, South Carolina, in Edgefield County. Marker is on Norris Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located southwest of the intersection of Norris and Adams Streets. 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George McDuffie (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Henry Hammond (about 500 feet away); Town of Edgefield Parking Lot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Pickens (approx. 0.2 miles away); Piedmont Technical College, Edgefield Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Francis Wilkinson PickensOakley Park Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Edgefield United Methodist Church / The Reverend Joseph Moore (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgefield.
More about this marker. This marker is the third 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. Pierce Mason Butler. Pierce Mason Butler (April 11, 1798 – August 20, 1847) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Governor of South Carolina from 1836 to 1838. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Battle of Churubusco. The Battles of Churubusco took place on August 20, 1847, in the immediate aftermath of the Battle of Contreras (Padierna) during the Mexican-American War. (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 1,290 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.