“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Wando Pottery

Wando Pottery Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Wando Pottery Marker
Inscription. Indians living along the Wando River 1200 years ago made distinctive pottery using limestone and clay from the river banks. This type of pottery is found only in the Wando River Basin and is distinguished by the presence of limestone used to temper the clay during the firing process. Some pottery shards exhibit impressed and stamped designs.
Location. 32° 53.792′ N, 79° 49.154′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of South Carolina Route 41 and Rivertown Blvd. on State Route 41. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29466, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Lynch at Rivertowne (approx. one mile away); Phillips Community (approx. 1.2 miles away); Point Plantation / Richmond Plantation (approx. 1.6 miles away); Brickyard Plantation (approx. 3 miles away); Sweetgrass Baskets (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lowcountry Waterways (approx. 3.5 miles away); Charles Pinckney - Statesman (approx. 3.5 miles away); Rice Trunk (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Categories. Native Americans
Wando Pottery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kiera Reinertsen, November 16, 2010
2. Wando Pottery Marker
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