North Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
French Botanical Garden
Erected 2008 by The Michaux Garden Committee of the Charleston Horticultural Society. (Marker Number 10-54.)
Location. 32° 54.044′ N, 80° 1.785′ W. Marker is in North Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Aviation Avenue near South Aviation Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located West of I-26 at Exit 211A, North Charleston, near driveway for Power Company. Marker is at or near this postal address: by 2394 Aviation Avenue, Charleston SC 29406, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Steepbrook Plantation (approx. 2.3 miles away); Liberty Hill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bowen’s Corner (approx. 2.8 miles away); Park Circle (approx. 2.9 miles away); Windsor Hill Plantation (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Windsor Hill Plantation (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Rev. John G. Drayton (approx. 3.9 miles away); Drayton Hall / Drayton Family (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Charleston.
Regarding French Botanical Garden. If any remains of the gardens exist, would be among an area a part of Industrial section beside Charleston AFB/International Airport
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Also see . . . André Michaux ; Compiled by Charlie Williams, Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. The Charleston area suited Michaux's needs. Charleston was a large, wealthy city with a flavor of French culture from its Huguenot community. The French botanist was welcomed and assisted with his work. It was somewhat more difficult to make shipments to France from Charleston than from New York, but there were many offsetting advantages. Michaux quickly developed the garden and became (Submitted on December 11, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry •
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