Pickens Street

Pickens Street (HMECE)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.177', W 81° 1.639'

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( Columbia S.C. )

This street was named for Andrew Pickens (1739-1817). One of the three S.C. Partisan Generals in the Revolution, he fought in the battles of Cowpens and Eutaw Springs both in 1781. Pickens served fourteen years in the S.C. House of Representatives, four in the S.C. Senate and two in Congress. From 1785 to 1791, he was appointed several times by Congress to treat with the Indians. He is buried at Old Stone Church near Pendleton.
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HM NumberHMECE
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Marker Number40-61
Year Placed1977
Placed ByRichland County Bicentennial Commission Sponsored by Richland County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 3:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497477 N 3762483
Decimal Degrees34.00295000, -81.02731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.177', W 81° 1.639'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 10.62" N, 81° 1' 38.34" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1552-1586 Gervais St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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