Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Pinckney Street



Marker ID: SCHM 40-65
Location: East side of Gervais Street Bridge, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 0.467    W 081° 2.167
  34.00778333    -81.03611666
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

This street, located several blocks to the north and south, was named for Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. He fought in the American Revolution, became a Brevet Brig. Gen. in 1783, and served in both houses of the legislature. A framer of the U. S. Constitution and a delegate to the 1790 S. C. Constitutional Convention, he was appointed minister to France in 1796 and was also three times federalist candidate for president. Pinckney died in 1825.

Erected by Richland County Bicentennial Commission; Sponsored by Kline Iron and Steel CO. - 1977


Notes:

Two sided - Roberts Street