Hopewell / Hopewell Indian Treaties

Hopewell / Hopewell Indian Treaties (HM64Z)

Location: Clemson, SC 29631 Pickens County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 39.327', W 82° 50.209'

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Hopewell was the family home of General Andrew Pickens, Revolutionary War hero and Indian Commissioner, and his wife, Rebecca Calhoun Pickens. Their son, Andrew Pickens, S.C. Governor, 1816-1818, later owned Hopewell, and it was the childhood home of his son, Francis Wilkinson Pickens, S.C. Governor, 1860-1862.

Hopewell Indian Treaties
300 yds. NW on November 28, 1785, U.S. Treaty Commissioners, Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens, Joseph Martin & Lachlan McIntosh, met with 918 Cherokees and signed the first treaty between the United States of America and the Cherokee Nation. Similar treaties were signed here with the Choctaws and Chickasaws on January 3 and 10, 1786.
HM NumberHM64Z
Marker Number39-4
Year Placed1966
Placed ByFoundation for Historic Restoration in the Pendleton Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 10:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 331677 N 3836369
Decimal Degrees34.65545000, -82.83681667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 39.327', W 82° 50.209'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 39' 19.62" N, 82° 50' 12.54" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 921 W Cherry Rd, Clemson SC 29631, US
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