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

Patjens Post Office

 
 
Patjens Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Patjens Post Office Marker
Inscription. In 1899, the Patjens family built this small office adjacent to their store on Church Street, to serve as the post office in Mount Pleasant. The Patjens family served as postmasters until 1917. Patjens Post Office has been owned and maintained by the Alhambra Garden Club since 1971, when it was moved to Edwards Park. The club restored the building in 2001.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 32° 47.077′ N, 79° 52.421′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Pitt Street and Bank Street on Pitt Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ronkin's Long Room / Ferry Service (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 Encampment (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Cemetery / Memorial (about 400 feet away); Darby Building (about 400 feet away); "Storm of the Century" (about 400 feet away); Friendship A.M.E. Church (about 500 feet away); The Old Village (about 600 feet away); Laing School (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Patjens Post Office & Marker image. Click for full size.
September 17, 2007
2. Patjens Post Office & Marker
Patjens Post Office Marker, along Pitt Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 2011
3. Patjens Post Office Marker, along Pitt Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on .   3. 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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