Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Hopewell Indian Treaties

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 **


Three hundred yds. NW on November 28, 1785, U.S. treaty commissioners, Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens, Joseph Martin & Lachlan McIntosh, met with 918 Cherokees and signed the first treaty between the United States of America and the Cherokee Nation. Similar treaties were signed here with the Choctaws and Chickasaws on January 3 and 10, 1786.

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


Two sided - Hopewell