Historic Markers Across South Carolina



St. Michael's Church



Marker ID: SCHM 10-5
Location: St. Michael's churchyard, corner of Broad and Meeting Streets, Charleston, SC
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 32° 46.570    W 079° 55.855
  32.77616666    -79.93091666
Style: Mounted **
 



Text:

Here in the churchyard of St. Michael´s lie buried two Signers of the U. S. Constitution, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825), lawyer and legislator, Major General, U. S. Army, minister to France, presidential candidate. John Rutledge (1739-1800), lawyer and statesman, governor of South Carolina, chief justice of the U. S. Their years of public service, 1762-1825, saw both state and nation well on the road to greatness.

Erected by The Society Daughters of Colonial Wars in the State of South Carolina-1968