Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Hopewell



Marker ID: SCHM 39-4
Location: on US 76 at Old Stone Church (almost 1 mi. above Anderson-Pickens County line), turn left on Road 22 & travel about 0.7 mi., then left on Road 149; it is about 1 mi. to the marker
County: Pickens
Coordinates: N 34° 39.327    W 082° 50.208
  34.655447    -82.836808
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Hopewell was the family home of General Andrew Pickens, Revolutionary War hero and Indian commissioner, and his wife, Rebecca Calhoun Pickens. The son, Andrew Pickens, S.C. governor, 1816 - 1818, later owned Hopewell, and it was the childhood home of his son, Francis Wilkinson Pickens, S.C. governor, 1860 - 1862.

Erected by Foundation for Historic Restoration in the Pendleton Area - 1966


Notes:

Two sided - Hopewell Indian Treaties