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

The South Carolina Society

 
 
South Carolina Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 12, 2010
1. South Carolina Society Marker
Inscription. Founded by French Huguenots September 1, 1737, was incorporated May 1, 1751, by the Provincial General Assembly and the Charter confirmed at the Court of St. James by George II December 20, 1752. To further the Society's activities this Hall and School, designed by the noted architect, Gabriel Manigault, was built in 1799-1804. The portico added in 1825, was designed by Frederick Wesner. The building is regarded as one of the most historic and beautiful in the nation.
 
Erected by Preservation Society of Charleston.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Preservation Society of Charleston marker series.
 
Location. 32° 46.53′ N, 79° 55.851′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Meeting Street south of Broad Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 72 Meeting Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Poyas-Mordecai House (a few steps from this marker); John Cordes Prioleau House (a few steps from this marker); James Francis Byrnes (within shouting distance of this
The South Carolina Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
2. The South Carolina Society Marker
marker); St. Michael's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Branford-Horry House (within shouting distance of this marker); St Michael's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (about 300 feet away); Dr. William Cleland's House (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .  The South Carolina Society Hall - history. (Submitted on February 18, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Places
 
The South Carolina Society Hall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 12, 2010
3. The South Carolina Society Hall
The South Carolina Society Hall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 12, 2010
4. The South Carolina Society Hall
The South Carolina Society Hall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 12, 2010
5. The South Carolina Society Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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