Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Old Law Building



Marker ID: SCHM 19-1
Location: Simkins Street, Edgefield
County: Edgefield
Coordinates: N 33° 47.383    W 081° 55.383
  33.78971666    -81.92305
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Site of law offices of Eldred Simkins - congressman, Lt. governor; George McDuffie - congressman, governor, U. S. senator; Francis W. Pickens - congressman, governor, minister to Russia; Francis H. Wardlaw --- author of the Ordinance of Secession; John C. Sheppard-Lt. governor, governor; James 0. Sheppard, Lt Governor national head "40 & 8." Present building given in 1949 to Edgefield County Historical Society by Anne L. Golightly.