James Henry Hammond

James Henry Hammond (HM8BR)

Location: Edgefield, SC 29824 Edgefield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 47.067', W 81° 55.45'

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November 15, 1809 - November 13, 1864

— Governor 1842-1844 —

In addition to serving in the U.S. Congress and Senate, Hammond was a very successful planter and agricultural entrepreneur. He coined the phrase "Cotton is King" while in the Senate. "Redcliffe", his plantation home at Beech Island, is now a state park.
HM NumberHM8BR
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 414438 N 3738640
Decimal Degrees33.78445000, -81.92416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.067', W 81° 55.45'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 4.02" N, 81° 55' 27.00" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16 Ten Governors Rail Trail, Edgefield SC 29824, US
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