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Charleston Gas Light Company

 
 
Charlerston Gas Light Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
1. Charlerston Gas Light Company Marker
Inscription.
This Building, erected in 1878 by the
Charleston Gas Light Company,
A pioneer in Public Service,
was Designed by Edward Brickell White
Soldier-Engineer-Architect
The South Carolina Power Company is the outgrowth of the
Charleston gas Light Company, The oldest member body in
its corporate history, which was founded 102 years ago on
December 18, 1846.
Placed by the South Carolina Power Company 1948
Approved by The Historical Commission of Charleston, S.C.

 
Erected by the South Carolina Power Company. (Marker Number 1948.)
 
Location. 32° 46.729′ N, 79° 55.888′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Meeting Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Institute Hall / "The Union Is Dissolved!" (within shouting distance of this marker); Josiah Flagg (within shouting distance of this marker); Ordinance of Secession (within shouting distance of this marker); The Independent or Congregational Church of Charlestown (within shouting
Charlerston Gas Light Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
2. Charlerston Gas Light Company Marker
distance of this marker); Burger's Tavern (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 54 Queen Street (about 400 feet away); Trott's Cottage (about 500 feet away); The Nicholas Trott House (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Charlerston Gas Light Company image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
3. Charlerston Gas Light Company
Charleston Gas Light Company image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of South Carolina Department of Archives and History, April 6, 2007
4. Charleston Gas Light Company
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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