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

The Liberty Tree

 
 
The Liberty Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, June 13, 2010
1. The Liberty Tree Marker
Inscription. Near this spot once stood the Liberty Tree where Colonial Independence was first advocated by Christopher Gadsden A.D. 1766 and where ten years later the Declaration of Independence was first heard and applauded by South Carolinians
 
Erected 1905 by Local Society of the Sons of the Revolution.
 
Location. 32° 47.352′ N, 79° 55.836′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Alexander Street 0.1 miles north of Calhoun Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Borough Houses (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Borough Houses (about 500 feet away); 28 Chapel Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emanuel AME Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emanuel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Benjamin DuPré House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harleston Boags Funeral Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Colonial EraLandmarksNotable Events
 
The Liberty Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, June 13, 2010
2. The Liberty Tree Marker
Current structure on premise image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, June 13, 2010
3. Current structure on premise
The Liberty Tree Marker, seen along Alexander Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2011
4. The Liberty Tree Marker, seen along Alexander Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,369 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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