Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Pendleton Street

Marker ID: SCHM 40-104
Location: Comer of Pendleton, SC and South Main streets, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Style: Free Standing **


This street is named for Judge Henry Pendleton, one of the town of Columbia´s original commissioners. He was elected assistant state judge by the Provincial Congress in 1776 and to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1780. In 1782 Judge Pendleton was captured by the British while riding the circuit. One of the authors of the 1785 County Court Act, he died in Charleston in 1788. Pendleton County was named to honor him in 1789.

Erected by Richland County Bicentennial Commission. . Sponsored by Anchor Continental, Inc. - 1977