"The Poplars" / Elias Earle

"The Poplars" / Elias Earle (HM5RT)

Location: Greenville, SC 29609 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 52.051', W 82° 24.255'

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"The Poplars"
This was approximately the center of the many acred estate and "seat of hospitality" of Elias Earle, pioneer Greenville settler who began acquiring property here as early as 1787. His home, "The Poplars," stood at the N.E. corner of Rutherford and Buist Streets.

Elias Earle
June 19, 1762-May 19, 1823
Builder of the "Great Wagon Road" across the western mountains from South Carolina to Tennessee in 1797, Elias Earle served as State Legislator 1794-1798, state Senator 1798-1804, and U.S. Congressman 1805-07, 1811-15, and 1817-21. Of distinguished Virginia ancestry, his family served South Carolina well.
HM NumberHM5RT
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Marker Number23-9
Year Placed1967
Placed ByBehethland Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 2:21pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 371649 N 3859250
Decimal Degrees34.86751667, -82.40425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.051', W 82° 24.255'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 3.06" N, 82° 24' 15.30" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24 Rutherford Rd, Greenville SC 29609, US
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