McClellanville in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Thomas Pinckney / St. James, Santee
Distinguished planter-diplomat Thomas Pinckney owned nearby Fairfield and Eldorado Plantations. A national figure, he was Governor of South Carolina, Minister to England, Envoy Extraordinary to Spain where he negotiated the "Pinckney Treaty," and major general in the War of 1812.
St. James, Santee
One of the earliest settlements in S.C. and refuge for French Huguenots, St. James, Santee, Parish was a major agricultural area containing a number of large-scale rice plantations. At nearby Peach Tree Plantation, Jonathan Lucas, Sr. introduced a water mill for beating rice around 1787, which gave an impetus to rice culture in this area.
Erected 1989 by St. James Santee Parish Historical Society. (Marker Number 10-19.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Charleston County, St. James- Santee Parish Historical Society marker series.
Location. 33° 10.665′ N, 79° 24.893′ W. Marker is in McClellanville, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on U.S. 17 one mile south of the South Santee River Bridge, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Clellanville SC 29458, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Hampton Plantation (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); St. James Santee Parish Church (approx. 3 miles away); Hopsewee (approx. 3 miles away); The Oaks Plantation (approx. 3.4 miles away); St. James Santee Parish Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Richard Tillia Morrison (approx. 6.9 miles away); Deerhead Oak (approx. 6.9 miles away); McClellanville (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McClellanville.
Also see . . .
1. From Wikipedia,Thomas Pinckney. 36th Governor of South Carolina (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Pinckney's Treaty, also known as the Treaty of San Lorenzo or the Treaty of Madrid. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
3. Wikipedia entry for Huguenots. French Huguenots were members of the Protestant Reformed Church of France (or French Calvinists) from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. (Submitted on February 24, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,278 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on February 24, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.