Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Elias Earle (June 19, 1762 - May 19, 1823)

Marker ID: DAR 23-9
Location: Intersection of Rutherford and Buncombe Roads, Greenville, SC
County: Greenville
Coordinates: N 34° 52.051    W 082° 24.255
  34.86751666    -82.40425
Style: Free Standing **


Builder of the "great wagon road" across the western mountains from South Carolina to Tennessee in 1797, Elias Earle served as state legislator 1794-1798, state senator 1798-1804, and U. S. Congressman 1805-1807,1811-1815, and 1817-1821. Of distinguished Virginia ancestry, his family served South Carolina well.

Erected by Behethland Butler Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution - I967


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