Colonel Robert Elliott Holcombe

Colonel Robert Elliott Holcombe (HMD53)

Location: Easley, SC 29640 Pickens County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 49.75', W 82° 36.25'

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Statesman - Financier - Philanthropist

— Born Aug, 4, 1823 - Died April 9, 1893 —

Founder and First Intendant (Mayor) of Easley, originally known as Holcombe Town, Jan, 1874. Near this site a Depot was built by him and given to the Railroad. He was the first Depot Agent and Telegraph Operator. In 1846 he became the first Postmaster in this area; he was for many years a Magistrate, a Legislator 1863-64, and a member of the early County Commissioners.
HM NumberHMD53
Year Placed1972
Placed ByHolcombe Descendants and Pickens County Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 7:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 353306 N 3855271
Decimal Degrees34.82916667, -82.60416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 49.75', W 82° 36.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 49' 45.00" N, 82° 36' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 306-312 Old Market Square, Easley SC 29640, US
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