Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (HMKEI)

Location: Bluffton, SC 29910 Beaufort County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 13.821', W 80° 47.062'

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Born in South Carolina, Pinckney was educated in England and served in the First and Second Provincial Congresses. A commander in the Revolution, he later served in the SC General Assembly, signed the US Constitution, and was adelegate to the SC ConstitutionalConvention of 1790 in Columbia. Pinckneyspent part of his life on this island.
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Pinckey, a leader in S.C.'s educational,political, cultural and religious affairs,inherited this island in 1769. He was madeambassador to France in 1796. Appointedby President Adams in 1797 to acommittee negotiating maritimeproblems with France, Pinckney becameknown for his refusal of bribery inthe "XYZ" affair.
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Beaufort County Historical Society series
Marker Number7-19
Year Placed1987
Placed ByBeaufort County Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 5:12am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 520316 N 3565989
Decimal Degrees32.23035000, -80.78436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.821', W 80° 47.062'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 49.26" N, 80° 47' 3.72" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700 Pinckney Wildlife Refuge, Bluffton SC 29910, US
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