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Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

This Building

 
 
This Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 12, 2010
1. This Building Marker
Inscription.
Erected in the post-Revolutionary
period on a part of the land once
known as Archdale's Square, was
occupied the Charleston branch of
the First Bank of the United States
prior to 1800. Acquired in 1833
by the Hebrew Orphan Society, it
served as the society's hall. Also
for a time as the meeting place of
the K.K. Beth Elohim Congregation,
and during a later period as the
Hebrew Orphanage.

 
Erected 1949 by Historical Commission of Charleston, S.C.
 
Location. 32° 46.589′ N, 79° 55.902′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Broad Street 0.1 miles west of Meeting Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 88 Broad Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity (a few steps from this marker); Gedney Main Howe, Jr (a few steps from this marker); County of Charleston Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker);
This Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
2. This Building Marker
Blake Tenements (within shouting distance of this marker); David Ramsay House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named County of Charleston Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named County of Charleston Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lucius Mendel Rivers (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Peter Bocquet's House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .
1. First Bank of the United States. The First Bank was a bank chartered by the United States Congress on February 25, 1791. (Submitted on October 4, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Hebrew Orphan Society. This Society was founded in 1801. (Submitted on October 4, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Congregation Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim. Congregation Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (also known as Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Synagogue, Congregation K. K. Beth Elohim, or more simply K. K. Beth Elohim)
Hebrew Orphanage image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 12, 2010
3. Hebrew Orphanage
is a historic synagogue located at 90 Hasell (pronounced as if it were spelled Hazel) Street in Charleston, South Carolina. (Submitted on October 4, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Hebrew Orphanage image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 12, 2010
4. Hebrew Orphanage
This Building image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
5. This Building
This Building with Marker along Broad Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
6. This Building with Marker along Broad Street
Old Jewish Orphanage, 88 Broad Street, Historic American Engineering Record,Habs SC,10-CHAR,68--1 image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, M.B. Paine,, circa April 1934
7. Old Jewish Orphanage, 88 Broad Street, Historic American Engineering Record,Habs SC,10-CHAR,68--1
 
 
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