John C. Calhoun Memorial Highway

John C. Calhoun Memorial Highway (HM95N)

Location: Clemson, SC 29631 Pickens County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 41.167', W 82° 47.733'

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Named in honor of John Caldwell Calhoun, (1782-1850), the Old South's most admired statesman and profound philosopher and America's most influential spokesman for state's rights.

From 1808 to 1810 he served his state as a member of the S.C. House of Representatives. Between 1811 and 1850 he served in the federal government as congressman, as secretary of war, twice as vice-president, as secretary of state, and as senator.

Calhoun was a brilliant parliamentarian, an able administrator, and a patriotic American. In 1957, the U.S. Senate voted Calhoun one of America's five "outstanding" senators of the past. (The others were Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Robert M. LaFollette, and Robert B. Taft.)

Calhoun's home "Fort Hill" is located on nearby Clemson University Campus, Pickens County. He is interred in St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C.
HM NumberHM95N
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 335520 N 3839702
Decimal Degrees34.68611667, -82.79555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 41.167', W 82° 47.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 41' 10.02" N, 82° 47' 43.98" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 97 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Clemson SC 29631, US
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