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Clemson in Pickens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thomas Green Clemson

 
 
Thomas Green Clemson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 24, 2008
1. Thomas Green Clemson Marker
Inscription.
Born in Philadelphia July 1 1807
Died at Fort Hill April 6, 1888
Scientist     Diplomat     Soldier
Founder of Clemson College
and benefactor to the sons
of his adopted state

 
Location. 34° 40.794′ N, 82° 50.2′ W. Marker is in Clemson, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker is on Calhoun Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located near the Integration with Dignity marker and directly in front of Tillman Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Clemson SC 29631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Integration with Dignity, 1963 (within shouting distance of this marker); Quercus lyrata (Overcup Oak) (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Heritage Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Tillman Hall Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Class of 1943 Veterans (about 300 feet away); Walter T. Cox, Jr. (about 300 feet away); First Woman Graduate (about 500 feet away); And Then There Was War (about 700 feet away); Clemson College World War I Memorial (about 700 feet away); Outdoor Theater (Amphitheater) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clemson.
 
Also see . . .
Thomas Green Clemson Statue image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 24, 2008
2. Thomas Green Clemson Statue

1. Thomas Green Clemson 1807-2007. Bi-centennial celebration examining the life of Clemson's founder. (Submitted on July 25, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Thomas Green Clemson IV. 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 July 25, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Clemson University. (Submitted on November 29, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
4. Fort Hill: Home of John C. Calhoun and Thomas G. Clemson. Fort Hill was the home of John C. Calhoun, South Carolina's pre-eminent 19th century statesman, from 1825 until his death in 1850. (Submitted on November 29, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. Will of Thomas Green Clemson. The document that holds the foundation for Clemson University. (Submitted on November 29, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. EducationNotable Persons
 
Thomas Green Clemson Statue image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 24, 2008
3. Thomas Green Clemson Statue
Thomas Green Clemson<br>Founder of Clemson University image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
4. Thomas Green Clemson
Founder of Clemson University
Thomas Green Clemson Tombstone<br>St. Paul's Episcopal Church<br>Pendleton, South Carolina image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 27, 2008
5. Thomas Green Clemson Tombstone
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Pendleton, South Carolina
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,315 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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