Sheppard's Crossroads

Sheppard's Crossroads (HM82T)

Location: Troy, SC 29848 Edgefield County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 58.183', W 82° 2.747'

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In 1828, this property, shown on Anderson's 1816 map as Kirksey's Tavern, was sold by John Kirksey to James Sheppard (1790-1859), state representative, merchant, and War of 1812 veteran. He and Louise Mobley, his third wife, were parents of John C. Sheppard (1850-1931), governor of South Carolina in 1886. In rear of the house is the family cemetery.
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HM NumberHM82T
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Marker Number19-10
Year Placed1972
Placed ByEdgefield County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 403387 N 3759290
Decimal Degrees33.96971667, -82.04578333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 58.183', W 82° 2.747'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 58' 10.98" N, 82° 2' 44.82" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9701-10267 Brocker Rd, Troy SC 29848, US
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