Gadsden Street (40-106)
N 33° 59.951 W 081° 02.403
17S E 496301 N 3762066
Quick Description: This street is named for a native South Carolinian who has a career in politics.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2010 8:33:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM8YDQ
This street was named for Charlestonian Christopher Gadsden, member of the 1759 Cherokee expedition, the Commons House of Assembly, and the two Continental and Provincial congresses. He also served in several General Assemblies. During the Revolution he became a brigadier general and later served S. C. both as Vice-President and Lieut. Governor. He died in 1805 and is buried in St. Philip's churchyard in Charleston.
1977 by The Richland County Bicentennial Commission; Sponsored by R. L. Bryan Company. (Marker Number 40-106.)
Marker Name: Gadsden Street
Marker Location: City
Type of Marker: Person
Marker number: 40-106
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