Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Jump to: navigation, search
Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
Location: South Carolina, USA
Nearest City: Charleston, SC
Coordinates: 32° 50′ 46″ N, 79° 49′ 29″ W
Area: 28.45 acres (11.51 hectares)
Established: September 8, 1988
Visitation: 19,064 (in 2004)
Governing Body: National Park Service

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site preserves a portion of Charles Pinckney's Snee Farm. The site is located at 1254 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

Pinckney, 17571824, fought in the American Revolutionary War and became one of the principle framers of the United States Constitution. He served as Governor of South Carolina, and as a member of the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. He was President Thomas Jefferson's minister to Spain.

The main house on the farm was constructed in 1828, after Pickney's death.

Administrative history

Snee Farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 13, 1973, and was designated a National Historic Landmark on November 7, 1973. Authorized as a National Historic Site on September 8, 1988. The site is administered by Fort Sumter National Monument.


External link

Personal tools