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Saluda in Saluda County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cane Break

 
 
Cane Break Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 4, 2011
1. Cane Break Marker
Inscription.
1050-acre plantation belonging to
Thomas Green Clemson, 1842-1851. Clemson
Charge d'Affaires to Belgium, 1844-1851,
and founder of Clemson University, lived
at Cane Break from January to July 1844.
In his absence Col. Francis Pickens and
Sen. John C. Calhoun often visited Cane
Break and attended to its business.

 
Erected by Clemson University.
 
Location. 34° 2.056′ N, 81° 44.717′ W. Marker is in Saluda, South Carolina, in Saluda County. Marker is on Denny Highway (State Highway 194) near Barr Woods Road (State Highway 33), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saluda SC 29138, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saluda County Stockyard and Livestock Market (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mr. Philemon B. Waters (approx. 2.3 miles away); Colonel William Barrett Travis (approx. 2.3 miles away); Butler Methodist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mitchell Hill Advent Christian Chruch (approx. 2 miles away); Red Bank Church
Cane Break Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 4, 2011
2. Cane Break Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Historic Saluda (approx. 2.7 miles away); Clock Donated to the Town of Saluda and Saluda County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Saluda Old Town Treaty, July 2, 1755 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Pierce M. Butler / The Palmetto Regiment (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saluda.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cane Break Plantation. South Carolina Plantations entry. (Submitted on April 11, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Thomas Green Clemson. Thomas Green Clemson, (July 1, 1807 – April 6, 1888) was an American politician and statesman, serving as an ambassador and the United States Superintendent of Agriculture. (Submitted on April 11, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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