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Moncks Corner in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Moncks Corner

 
 
Old Moncks Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Old Moncks Corner Marker
Inscription. Here was located the provincial town of Moncks Corner, deriving its name from Thomas Monck, an Englishman, who in 1735 purchased Mitten Plantation, and upon whose land the town was settled. It became an important commercial center prior to the Revolution. Upon the completion of the northeastern Railroad in 1857, the new railroad station was called Moncks Corner after the old town. (Marker Number 8-2.)
 
Location. 33° 12.12′ N, 79° 59.406′ W. Marker is in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of North Live Oak Drive (U.S. 17A) and U.S. 52, in the median on North Live Oak Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moncks Corner SC 29461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Site of Moncks Corner (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Berkeley Training High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stony Landing Plantation (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dixie Training School / Berkeley Training High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Santee Canal (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fairlawn Plantation / Fort Fairlawn
Old Moncks Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 2009
2. Old Moncks Corner Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Santee Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rembert C. Dennis Boulevard (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Moncks Corner.
 
Also see . . .  Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites By Daniel W. Barefoot, page 45. Moncks Corner a vital link to the outside world for Charlestonians. (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Moncks Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 2009
3. Old Moncks Corner Marker
At the intersection of southbound US 52 and southbound US 17A (foreground)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,079 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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