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

Edward Rutledge

 
 
Edward Rutledge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
1. Edward Rutledge Marker
Inscription.
Signer of the Declaration
of Independence

Placed by
Descendants of the Signers of the
Declaration of Independence, Inc.

 
Erected by Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Inc.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 32° 46.732′ N, 79° 55.752′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker can be reached from Church Street north of Queen Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in the churchyard of St. Philip’s Church, south of the church.. Marker is at or near this postal address: 146 Church Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calhoun (here, next to this marker); St. Philip's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Pinckney (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel William Rhett (within shouting distance of this marker); John Caldwell Calhoun (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Row
Edward Rutledge Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
2. Edward Rutledge Tombstone
Beneath this Stone
are departed the remains of
his excellency
Edward Rutledge
late Governor of this State
whom it pleased the Almighty
to take from this life Jan 23rd 1800
at the age of fifty years
and two months.
The virtues of this Eminent Citizen
require not the aid of an inscription here
to recall them to out recollection.
It is believed that they are engraved
on the hearts and will long live
in the remembrance of his
countrymen.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Footlight Players Workshop (within shouting distance of this marker); Huguenot Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Edward Rutledge. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Edward Rutledge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
3. Edward Rutledge Marker
Marker at St. Philip’s Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
4. Marker at St. Philip’s Church
Edward Rutledge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
5. Edward Rutledge Marker
Edward Rutledge image. Click for full size.
From Wikipedia
6. Edward Rutledge
Edward Rutledge was the youngest man to sign the Declaration of Independence. He later served as governor of South Carolina.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on September 29, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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