Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and John Rutledge



Marker ID:  
Location: on the brick wall of churchyard of St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 32° 46.570    W 079° 55.856
  32.776167    -79.930933
Style: Free Standing **
 



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.