Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Thomas Pinckney, 1750-1828



Marker ID: SCHM 10-19
Location: on US 17 about 1 mile South of South Santee River Bridge
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 33° 10.665    W 079° 24.893
  33.17775    -79.414883
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Distinguished planter-diplomat Thomas Pinckney owned nearby Fairfield and Eldorado plantations. A national figure, he was governor of South Carolina; minister to England; envoy extraordinary to Spain, where he negotiated the "Pinckney Treaty;" and major general in the War of 1812.

Erected by St. James. Santee. Parish Historical Society - 1989


Notes:

Two sided marker - St. James, Santee