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Harleston Boags Funeral Home

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2011
1. Harleston Boags Funeral Home Markers
Inscription.
The National Register
of Historic Places
South Carolina
Department of Archives
And History
Charleston
Old E. Historic District
Harleston Boags Funeral Home

(Lower Plaque)
Harleston - Boags Funeral Home
(Formerly Harleston Funeral Home)
Celebrating 100 Years

Founded in 1896 by Edwin Gailliard Harleston and Robert Harleston as Harleston Brothers Funeral Home at 255 Meeting Street. In 1914 Edwin Gailliard Harleston moved his Funeral Home to 121 Calhoun Street, his newly built structure constructed by Thomas Pinckney, Architect; Cassey Smalls, builder. Harleston's children and a few of his grandchildren namely, Maithulun N. Fleming, a grandson, operated the business until he retired, followed by Jobe Colbert. The business became Harleston - Boags on June 6, 1978
 
Erected 1996 by S.C. Dept. of Archives and History , The Moja Arts Festival, City of Charleston.
 
Location. 32° 47.221′ N, 79° 55.994′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Calhoun Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located between Meeting and Anson Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 Calhoun Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2011
2. Harleston Boags Funeral Home
Charleston Historic District (Boundary Increase) *** (added 1970 - - #70000923)
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Emanuel A.M.E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Emanuel AME Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Wade Hampton Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14 George Street (about 600 feet away); Wragg Square (about 700 feet away); Calhoun (about 700 feet away); Washington Light Infantry 1907 (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Regarding Harleston Boags Funeral Home. one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
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By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2011
3. Harleston Boags Funeral Home Marker
Harleston Boags Funeral Home Markers image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2011
4. Harleston Boags Funeral Home Markers
Harleston Boags Funeral Home and Markers, 121 Calhoun Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2011
5. Harleston Boags Funeral Home and Markers, 121 Calhoun Street
 
 
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