Thomas Walter

Thomas Walter (HMQ3Y)

Location: St Stephen, SC 29479 Berkeley County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 26.33', W 79° 59.1'

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The grave of Thomas Walter (c. 1740-1789), pioneer botanist, is 9 mi. W at his Santee River plantation. A native of England, Walter came to S.C. by 1769. He collected and catalogued many plants native to the lowcountry. His catalog Flora Caroliniana, was the first botany of an American region to use the Linnaean classification system.
HM NumberHMQ3Y
Marker Number8-30
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Garden Club of S.C., Inc. replacing a marker erected in 1994
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 4:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 594346 N 3700398
Decimal Degrees33.43883333, -79.98500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 26.33', W 79° 59.1'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 26' 19.80" N, 79° 59' 6.00" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Colonel Maham Dr, St Stephen SC 29479, US
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