Joseph Hayne Rainey

Joseph Hayne Rainey (HM4NF)

Location: Georgetown, SC 29440 Georgetown County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 22.117', W 79° 17.033'

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This National Historic Landmark was the family home of Joseph H. Rainey, the first African American elected to the US House of Representatives, 1870-1879. Born in Georgetown County in 1832, Rainey, it is said, made blockade-running trips during the Civil War. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1868, served two years in the SC Senate, and two years as internal revenue agent of SC. He died in Georgetown, SC, in 1887.
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HM NumberHM4NF
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
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Marker Number22-37
Year Placed1994
Placed ByThe Georgetown Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 5:28pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 659652 N 3693468
Decimal Degrees33.36861667, -79.28388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 22.117', W 79° 17.033'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 22' 7.02" N, 79° 17' 1.98" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-909 Prince St, Georgetown SC 29440, US
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