Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Cassique of the Kiawah
Seeking a place for establishing a settlement, the first colonists were directed to this site by the Chief of the Kiawah Indians. The friendly Cassique and his people greatly helped the struggling colony.
This statue by Willard Hirsch
commissioned in 1971
by the S.C. Tricentennial Commission
Erected 1971 by S.C. Tricentennial Commission.
Location. 32° 48.307′ N, 79° 59.035′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker can be reached from Old Town Plantation Road. Click for map. Marker is located at Charles Towne Landing. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston SC 29407, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Need of an Ally (a few steps from this marker); Foundations of the Southern Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Tales of the Tub (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Foundations of the Southern Plantation (about 400 feet away); A Unique Find Brings Unanswered Questions (about 500 feet away); Protecting the Colony – The Palisade Wall Buildings “All of Wood”? (about 800 feet away); Ghost Structure (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
Also see . . . Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.