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Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company

 
 
Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
1. Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company Marker
Inscription. Distinguished for Achievement as Stationers, Book Binders, and Printers, Since its founding in 1821 by John C. Walker. Appointed Lithographers and Printers to The Confederate Government in 1861. The company in this building produced stamps, Bank notes, Bonds, Certificates of Stock, Executive Documents, Medical Publications, and Military Manuals until 1863, Stock and Machinery then were removed for safety to Columbia, and were destroyed when Columbia was burned in 1865, after the war business was resumed in Charleston, and has continued without interruption to the present time.
 
Erected 1953 by Historical Commission of Charleston.
 
Location. 32° 46.596′ N, 79° 55.629′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on E Bay St.. 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. One Broad Street (a few steps from this marker); Convention on Ratification (a few steps from this marker); The Old Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Bank of the United States (within shouting distance of
Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
2. Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company Marker
this marker); As Old as Charleston (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee Cohen Harby (within shouting distance of this marker); 83-107 East Bay Street   Rainbow Row (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 996 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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