Clemson University

Clemson University (HM9C6)

Location: Seneca, SC 29678 Oconee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 41.05', W 82° 51.55'

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Clemson University was founded in 1889 as the Clemson Agricultural College of S.C., with its origins in the Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 creating public land-grant colleges. It was established by a bequest from Thomas Green Clemson (1807-1888), noted scientist, agriculturist, and son-in-law of John C. Calhoun, whose plantation at Fort Hill formed the core of the new college campus.

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Clemson, intended to be "a high seminary of learning" to advance scientific agriculture and the mechanical arts, opened in 1893 as a military school and was sometimes improperly known as Clemson A&M College. It became a civilian co-educational institution in 1955, then became Clemson University, reflecting its modern and expanded mission, in 1964.
HM NumberHM9C6
Marker Number39-9
Year Placed2003
Placed ByClemson University
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 2:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 329688 N 3839591
Decimal Degrees34.68416667, -82.85916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 41.05', W 82° 51.55'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 41' 3.00" N, 82° 51' 33.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 175 Pendleton Rd, Seneca SC 29678, US
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