Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses National significance in commemorating the history of the united States of America
National Park Service United States Department of the Interior
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 32° 46.638′ N, 79° 55.86′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Chalmers Street and Meeting Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located on the elevated facade of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Meeting Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hibernian Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Quaker Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Light Infantry Monument Lucius Mendel Rivers (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain John Christie (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Gibbes (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
Regarding Fireproof Building. Building is home to the South Carolina Historical Society.
Also see . . .
1. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on February 13, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. The Fireproof Building from Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 18, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. Official Web Site of:: "South Carolina Historical Society". "The South Carolina Historical Society is housed in the historic Robert Mills Fireproof Building located at 100 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina." (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
4. "Charleston's Historic, Religious, & Community Buildings". It is "...believed to be the oldest building of fireproof construction in the United States." "Of such sound construction, the Fireproof Building survived the 1886 earthquake unharmed, (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. 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.