Historic Markers Across South Carolina

John Ewing Colhoun

Marker ID: SCHM 39-5
Location: on SC 133, 1.7 mi. N of its junction at Clemson with US 123
County: Pickens
Coordinates: N 34° 32.899    W 082° 49.851
  34.548322    -82.830847
Style: Free Standing **


Lawyer, planter, privy councillor, state legislator and U.S. senator. Born in 1751 in Virginia, he moved to the Long Canes in 1756. He studied and practiced law in Charleston. He served in the militia during the Revolution and was appointed in 1782 as a commissioner of forfeited estates. He died on October 26, 1802, at Keowee and was buried there.

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


Two sided - Keowee