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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM95N_john-c-calhoun-memorial-highway_Clemson-SC.html
Named in honor of John Caldwell Calhoun, (1782-1850), the Old South's most admired statesman and profound philosopher and America's most influential spokesman for state's rights. From 1808 to 1810 he served his state as a member of the S.C. Ho…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8IQ_site-of-fort-rutledge_Clemson-SC.html
Site of Fort RutledgeErected 1776
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM8ID_widowmakers-drill_Clemson-SC.html
This pneumatic (air-driven) drill was once used to help make mining ore more efficient. Compressed air was fed into the drill, which operated a piston that hammered the bit into the rock as it rotated in the chuck. Once the hole was deep enough, e…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM64Z_hopewell-hopewell-indian-treaties_Clemson-SC.html
HopewellHopewell 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 childh…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM64L_clemson-university_Clemson-SC.html
[Front]:Clemson University was founded in 1889 as the Clemson Agricultural College of S.C., with its origins in the Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 creating public land-grant colleges. It was established by a bequest from Thomas Green Clemson (1807…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM64I_asbury-f-lever_Clemson-SC.html
Asbury Francis Lever served in Congress, 1901-1919. On May 8, 1914, the Smith-Lever Act, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Lever, was signed into law, providing for cooperative agricultural extension services to be administered by…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM60S_old-stone-church-old-stone-church-graveyard_Clemson-SC.html
Old Stone ChurchThis church was built in 1797 for Hopewell (Keowee) Presbyterian congregation by John Rusk on land given by John Miller. Andrew Pickens and Robert Anderson of Revolutionary War fame were elders at its organization. The Reverend Tho…
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