1807 - 1888A native Philadelphian and leading agriculturist, Mr. Clemson was U.S. charge d'affaires to Belgium, U.S. Superintendent of Agriculture, and the 1868 president of Pendleton Farmers Society. He married the daughter of John C. Calhoun, Anna, and later bought the Calhoun home, Fort Hill. An advocate of the national land grant movement, he left his estate to establishing Clemson University. He is buried 50 yards south.
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|Placed By||Student Alumni Council of the Clemson Alumni Association|
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|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 337155 N 3835845|
|Decimal Degrees||34.65161667, -82.77696667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 39.097', W 82° 46.618'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 39' 5.82" N, 82° 46' 37.08" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 47414 State Hwy 300, Pendleton SC 29670, US|
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