Calhoun (HMCKS)

Location: Charleston, SC 29403 Charleston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 47.194', W 79° 56.132'

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This Monument was erected bythe women of South Carolina in 1896 to John Caldwell Calhounin commemoration of his eminentStatesmanship during the manyyears of his public life - it replaces one formerly on the same spot which proved unsatisfactory.The funds for its constructionwere raised soon after his deathin 1850 by the Ladies CalhounMonument Association. Itstreasurer Mrs. M. A. Snowden having charge of all its assets securedthem about her person and thussaved them during the memorablenight of the destruction on the17th February 1865
Year Placed1896
Placed ByThe Women of South Carolina
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 1:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599679 N 3628127
Decimal Degrees32.78656667, -79.93553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 47.194', W 79° 56.132'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 47' 11.64" N, 79° 56' 7.92" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 329 Meeting St, Charleston SC 29403, US
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