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Old Wappetaw Church Marker, looking north along US 17 image, Click for more information
By Mike Stroud, February 15, 2009
Old Wappetaw Church Marker, looking north along US 17
South Carolina (Charleston County), Awendaw — 10-29 — Old Wappetaw Church
Congregationalists from New England built a church near here around 1700. Troops from both sides camped on the grounds during the American Revolution. Burned by the British in 1782, it was rebuilt in 1786. The building was abandoned . . . — Map (db m16308) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — “Brave & Happy Settlements” — Charles Towne, 1670-80
You are on the site of the settlement of Charles Towne. In this place, Native Americans, English, Africans and Barbadians came together to create the first successful English colony in Carolina. Interacting with each other and the land, these . . . — Map (db m67877) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — “Thunderbolt”
This M4 Sherman Tank is similar to that used by Lieutenant Colonel Creighton W. Abrams, in World War II while commanding the 37th Tank Battalion – 4th Armored Division – Patton’s Third Army. General Abrams was Army Chief of Staff from . . . — Map (db m67976) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-Inch Mortar, Model 1819
This 10-inch mortar, unearthed during the excavations in 1959, is similar to the one which fired the signal shot from Fort Johnson on April 12, 1861. Later in the war, the Confederate defenders of Fort Sumter mounted several of these weapons near . . . — Map (db m30647) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 113 Ashley Avenue — Bennett - Hayne House — circa 1800
This two-and-one-half-story Adam Style house was built circa 1800 by Thomas Bennett, Jr., (1781-1865). Bennett served as intendent of Charleston (1812-1813) and governor of South Carolina (1820-1822). The frame structure rests on a raised . . . — Map (db m50820) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 123 Tradd Street — Charles Graves House — circa 1795
This three-story masonry single house with hipped roof and Federal style details was constructed for Charles Graves, a local factor. One of the oldest building along upper Tradd Street, the house is located on portions of Lots 226 and 227 of the . . . — Map (db m48674) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 125 Tradd Street — Captain John Morrison House — circa 1805
This Adam style Single House was constructed circa 1805 by Captain John W. Morrison on the site of the circa 1790 garden of Robert Squibb, who brought many exotic plants to Charleston, exported rare species from Charleston to England, and published . . . — Map (db m48759) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 126 Tradd Street — The Dr. Peter Fayssoux House — circa 1732
Residence of the Surgeon General of the Continnetal Army and boyhood home of Confederate Generals Hamilton Prioleau Bee & Bernard Bee. One of only three South Carolina homes with early exposed interior corner post . . . — Map (db m48236) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 14 George Street — Middleton-Pinckney House — circa 1796
This three-story, masonry residence set on a raised basement was begun circa 1796 by Mrs. Frances Motte Middleton, daughter of Jacob and Rebecca Motte. The house was completed by Mrs. Middleton and her second husband and former brother-in-law, . . . — Map (db m51273) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 15-Inch Rodman
Designed by Thomas J. Rodman, U.S. Army Ordnance Officer, this type of cannon was the largest gun used in combat during the Civil War. These two Rodmans were brought to Fort Sumter as part of the 1870's modernization program. Tube Weight: 50,000 . . . — Map (db m30641) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 17 Limehouse Street
This residence was built on the original Robert Limehouse farmlands. The house was definitely standing in 1855 and was occupied that year by Joseph Dawson, a druggist in business at 17 Broad St. — Map (db m51899) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 18 Church Street
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South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 19 State Street — Frederick Wolfe House — circa 1796
This two-and-a-half story Charleston Single House is thought to be built by Frederick Wolfe after the fire of 1796, which destroyed much of the State Street area between Broad and Queen Streets. The house was moved back on its original lot at 21 . . . — Map (db m50513) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 23 Tradd Street — William Bell House — circa 1797-1800
This three-story stucco house with a clay tile hip roof was built by Charleston merchant William Bell following the destruction of an earlier residence by fire in 1778. The fire, the second of five great Charleston fires between 1740 and 1860, . . . — Map (db m47978) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 26 Tradd Street — Adam Ewing House — circa 1783
This town house was constructed by Adam Ewing, a Scots merchant, for his residence and place of business. He and his partner Robert Ewing (who bore the same surname but was no relation) had their counting house in the front room of the ground . . . — Map (db m47977) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 28 Chapel Street — Vanderhorst Mansion — circa 1832
Built as a suburban villa by a member of the wealthy Vanderhorst family, owners of much of Kiawah Island, the stuccoed brick house stands two stories above a raised basement and has a piazza approached on the main floor by a double, semicircular, . . . — Map (db m51345) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 300th Anniversary of the Settlement of Charles Towne
      On the occasion of the 300th Anniversary of the Settlement of Charles Towne, the South Carolina Tricentennial Commission acquired this original site for a permanent historic park and nature preserve.       Ten years after the original . . . — Map (db m67934) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 31 Savage Street    — George N. Barnard Tenement — 1872
This two-story frame Greek Revival style residence was constructed in 1872 for Civil War photographer George N. Barnard. The house is distinguished by a one-story front porch supported by jigsaw-cut columns and Italianate style balustrades. In . . . — Map (db m51397) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 32 Legare Street — Sword Gate House
Legare Street is named for goldsmith Solomon Legare “the Huguenot,” who built the first house on this property. Before the lot left the family in 1803, his descendants had become wealthy plantation owners and commission merchants. . . . — Map (db m47750) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 36 Meeting Street — c. 1740
This Georgian Style residence is an early example of the "Charleston Single House." The original woodwork is notable; the drawing room mantle is attributed to Charleston cabinet maker, Thomas Elfe. Unique in the kitchen building is the original . . . — Map (db m47763) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 37 Meeting Street — James Simmons House — circa 1760
Charlestonian James Simmons is believed to have built this Georgian style house circa 1760. It is located on Lot 278 of the "Grand Model of Charles Town", the earliest plan of the city. Otis Mills, the original owner of the Mills House bought the . . . — Map (db m47837) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 39 Meeting Street — c. 1766
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South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 42 Church Street — Brailsford & Susan Jenkins House — circa 1905
This substantial house was built by J. Brailsford Jenkins, soon after they purchased the site in 1905. The lot previously had been part of the extensive grounds of present-day 38 Church Street, where Dr. Vincent LeSeigneur had a famous garden in the . . . — Map (db m47611) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 42-Pounder, Banded and Rifled
Confederates rifled this cast iron cannon to improve its accuracy and effective range. Maximum Range: 3803 yards (3477 M) — Map (db m30934) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 54 King Street — The James Brown House Circa 1768
The James Brown House is situated on a portion of Lot Number 82 of the Grand Modell, the city plan for Charleston that was developed in 1670. The lot was originally granted by the Lords Proprietors on June 12, 1694 to John Frowman, a butcher, for . . . — Map (db m47899) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 54 Queen Street — The Workshop of Thomas Elfe
Erected circa 1760 in the old section of the city. A rare surviving example of its kind containing 4 finely paneled rooms and other trim which makes it exceptional for a house of its modest size. Medallion: Award 1967 . . . — Map (db m51611) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 55 Ashley Avenue   The Baker House
The Baker House was constructed in 1912 as the Baker-Craig Sanitarium. This sixty-bed hospital and nursing school was founded by Dr. Archibald E. Baker Sr. and Dr. Lawrence Craig. The Baker House was designed by John D. Newcomer and Ernest V. . . . — Map (db m51630) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 58 Tradd Street — Cleland-Wells House — circa 1760
This three-story stuccoed single house was constructed circa 1760 by Charleston physician Dr. William Cleland as a residence for his son William. After William's death the property was purchased in 1778 by Scottish ιmigrι Robert Wells, . . . — Map (db m48141) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 6 Water Street - Francis Saltus House — circa 1820s
Captain Francis W. Saltus, Sr., a Charleston ship owner and cotton factor built this two and one half story Federal style single house. The frame structure rests on a raised basement and features a closed return box cornice and a gable roof with an . . . — Map (db m50449) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 6.4-Inch (100-Pounder) Parrott
Discovered during the excavations of Fort Sumter, these rifled guns were installed by Federal troops during the 1870's modernization program. Maximum Range: 6800 yards (6218 M) — Map (db m30679) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 66 Bull Street The John Cart House
Built in 1817 by John Cart, a "measurer of lumber", this house is a typical Charleston single house with western exposure piazzas extending the length of the house, upstairs and down. Prior to the 20th century, a body of . . . — Map (db m53716) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 69 Ashley Avenue    Eli Gedding House
circa 1860 This three story late Regency Style Single House was constructed circa 1860 by prominent Charleston physician Eli Geddings. In 1825, Geddings became the first graduate of the Medical College in Charleston, now known as the Medical . . . — Map (db m51657) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 72-74 Tradd Street — Fotheringham-McNeil Tenements
circa 1740 Local merchant James Matthews constructed this three-story over raised basement, double tenement building circa 1740. The house features a Flemish bond brick pattern and nine over nine light windows. The gambrel roof with a . . . — Map (db m47902) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 73 Church Street — Brewton-Dale-Pinckney House — circa 1716
Colonel Miles Brewton I, (1675-1745), was one of the original founding members of Charles Towne. A wealthy Charleston "goldsmith" (banker), provincial powder receiver, built this stucco-over brick house circa 1716-33 (near the center of the old . . . — Map (db m50442) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 8 Legare Street — Charleston Historic District
The National Register of Historic Places South Carolina Department of Archives And History 8 Legare Street Charleston Historic District — Map (db m50213) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 8-10 Tradd Street — The Lamboll Double Tenement
circa 1726 rebuilt 1781 The masonary structure of this double residence was constructed by Charleston merchant Thomas Lamboll circa 1726. The date of construction is based on surviving land grants showing the establishment of common use alleys . . . — Map (db m62151) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 83-107 East Bay Street   Rainbow Row
Rainbow Row represents the longest cluster of intact Georgian row houses in the United States. The earliest structures on this portion of East Bay Street, between Tradd and Elliott Street, were built by 1680. The buildings were constructed on lots . . . — Map (db m51737) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 83-85 Church Street
The National Register of Historic Places 83-85 Church Street Charleston Old and Historic District South Carolina Department of Archives And History — Map (db m50451) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 8-inch (200 Pounder) Parrott
Robert Parker Parrott designed the 6.4-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch Parrotts to serve on land or sea. These versatile rifled cannon were simple and inexpensive to construct. This gun, like many of the other weapons in Fort Sumter, was brought to the . . . — Map (db m30764) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 8-Inch Columbiad
When the Confederates opened fire in April 1861, several 8-inch Columbiads were mounted in Fort Sumter. This weapon probably has remained here since then, weathering the Union bombardment of 1863 and the clean up of the 1870's. Archeological . . . — Map (db m30646) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 90 East Bay Street — Ancrum Wharf Building — Circa 1781, Altered circa 1855
The Ancrum Wharf Building was constructed by Parker Quince and John Ancrum, both North Carolina natives, who who married to Savannah and Mary Rhett. The Rhett sisters were heirs to Col. William Rhett. The Ancrum Wharf Building is one of the . . . — Map (db m47934) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 95 Ashley Avenue — Mayor William A. Courtnay House
circa 1840
The construction of this circa 1840 three-and-a half story single house is attributed to Charleston cotton planter and factor Theodore D. Jervey. The house was built in the Greek Revival style but was altered in 1886 by William Ashmead . . . — Map (db m51725) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 95 Lenwood Boulevard — Circa 1867
This simply detailed two story wooden dwelling, and the neighboring dwelling at 93 Lenwood Boulevard, were originally one building. This building was located at the present intersection of Tradd Street and Lenwood Boulevard, and was used by the U.S. . . . — Map (db m48144) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — A Common Lodging
Indentured servants and enslaved Africans were the backbone of the new colony, and their labor ensured its survival. Hundreds arrived in the years after 1670, and the new settlement must have included some sort of housing for this labor force. In . . . — Map (db m67891) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — A House in Mourning: Death of a Soldier — Edmondston-Alston House
Sacred To the Memory of Lieut. John Julius Pringle Alston 1st Lieutenant South Carolina Artillery Born in Charleston December 4, 1836 Died in Greenville September 20, 1863 of Typhoid Contracted in the defense of his State At Fort . . . — Map (db m70312) WM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — A Temporary Home?
A building of the 1670-80 settlement once stood at this spot. Its discovery by archaeologists raised many questions. What was its purpose? Who used it? What did I look like? One interpretation, based on the artifact types found here, is that it . . . — Map (db m67924) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — A Unique Find Brings Unanswered Questions
Native Americans built a ceremonial center here centuries before English colonists founded Charles Towne. Palisade walls surrounded sacred ground where religious rituals were conducted. Although pottery excavated here is similar to other finds from . . . — Map (db m67893) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Affra Harleston Coming
In Memory Of Affra Harleston Coming Who epitomizes the courage of the woman who    pioneered the settling of this state. Coming by herself from England in 1670 as a    bonded servent and serving a two year indenture . . . — Map (db m55171) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — AH – 1 “Cobra”
Combat attack helicopter developed by Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. Flown in all United States combat actions from Vietnam to Somalia Dedicated to all Citadel aviators who courageously served their country. — Map (db m67978) WM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Alexander Christie House — c. 1805
Handsome Adam style single house and gabled carrage house was built on Lot 36 of Grand Model house. It has been rectory of St. Philip's Church since 1908. A successful Scot, Alexander Christie built the house as his residence and . . . — Map (db m47906) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Anchor of the U.S.S. Coral Sea
      This monument honors sailors and marines who served aboard the U.S.S. Coral Sea in combat and Citadel men who served in the Navy and Marine Corps.       The vessel was awarded the Navy Unit Commendation and nine Battle Stars for operations . . . — Map (db m67973) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry / Solomon's Lodge No. 1
On this site stood the building in which the Supreme Council, 33°, Mother Council of the World, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, was founded May 31, 1801, A.D., corresponding to Sivan 19, 5561, A.M. . . . — Map (db m27535) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Ann Peacock House — Built c. 1760
The front portion of this fine example of the Charleston single house was built on part of the original lot #37 of the plat of Charleston known as the "Grand Modell." The home was erected by Wm. Hall for Ann Peacock, a wealthy widow from . . . — Map (db m47911) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Arming the Fort
The row of cannon in front of you dates from the Civil War, when radical advances in technology increased power, range, and accuracy. Some large, old smoothbore cannon were "rifled and banded" to enhance firepower. Banding (heating and tightening . . . — Map (db m30639) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — As Old as Charleston
The Tavern has been a spirited part of Charleston's history since the late 17th century. From the early seaport days, through pirate attacks, the Revolution and Civil War, earthquakes and hurricanes, Prohibition and the Great Depression, the . . . — Map (db m47973) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Battery Huger
Battery Huger (ũ-jẽ) looms before you. Battery Huger, the black, concrete structure filling the center of Fort Sumter, was built in 1899 in response to the Spanish-American War. Named for Revolutionary War hero Isaac Huger, the battery . . . — Map (db m30552) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Battery Reed
Here stood Battery Reed commanded by Lt. Col. Ellison Capers, June 16, 1862. — Map (db m67361) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Benjamin Lucas House — Circa 1858
Built by Benjamin Lucas a contractor, as his residence and owned by his family until the 1930's. It was extensively restored in 1960 by Richard H. Jenrette. — Map (db m53640) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Bethel Methodist Church
Bethel Methodist Church lot donated by Thomas Bennett A.D. 1795 Church dedicated 1798 Moved across street for use of colored people and present church dedicated Aug. 7, 1853 Parsonage once occupied by Bishop Francis Asbury . . . — Map (db m47663) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Bible Depository — 1828
Originally two stories, built as a depository by the South Carolina Bible Society on land purchased from the City for that purpose in 1828. In 1882 the South Carolina Art Association acquired the building and used it for an art school until . . . — Map (db m47869) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Black and White Worlds: — The Varied Landscapes of a Town House Lot
This present day garden design differs substantially from that which existed during the occupation of the property by the Russell Family and their slaves (1808-1857). In 1819 the Russell garden was described by an English visitor: ...called on the . . . — Map (db m73186) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Blake Tenements
The National Register of Historic Places Blake Tenements South Carolina Department of Archives and History — Map (db m47767) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Blockade Runners
The Union Navy blockaded Charleston Harbor from 1861-65, but blockade runners continued to slip in and out, carrying cargo crucial to the economic and military survival of the South. Using neutral ports like Bermuda and Nassau, blockade runners . . . — Map (db m30691) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Bound For Glory — The Railroad Was A Nation Builder
There is no doubt that the railroad defined an American culture and personality that is distinct from its European roots. At its heart, the railroad was a nation builder - the personification of the brash, entrepreneurial spirit that the rest . . . — Map (db m39927) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Branford-Horry House — A Private Residence — c. 1751
Outstanding Georgian House designated "of National Importance," was built by William Branford, planter and member of the Colonial Assembly. It is famous for its carved cypress paneling and drawing room which has been called "one of the most . . . — Map (db m39313) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Building a Nation
Between 1862 and 1885, the United States undertook construction of a railroad to connect the East with the West. The Central Pacific Railroad was built 742 miles eastward from Sacramento. The Union Pacific was built 1,038 miles westward from Omaha. . . . — Map (db m39958) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Buildings “All of Wood”?
This small shed represents the construction techniques that might have been used at early Charles Towne. It is not a reconstruction of a specific building, and as far as we know there was never an actual building or garden located on this exact . . . — Map (db m67927) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Burger's Tavern
[Masonic Emblem] This tablet erected by the members of Orange Lodge No. 14, A.F.M. marks the spot of Burger's Tavern in which the lodge was organized on May 28, 1789 It commemorates one hundred and thirty eight years of . . . — Map (db m39465) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-67 — Burke High School
(Front text) This school, founded in 1910, was the first public high school for African-Americans in Charleston. It succeeded the Charleston Normal & Industrial School, a private school at Bogard & Kracke Streets, which had been founded . . . — Map (db m39621) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Burke High School — 1910 - 2010
Founded as a private school for elementary students in 1894 by Rev. John Dart at the corner of Bogard and Krake Streets, Charleston Normal and Industrial School was approved to become a public school for "colored" children in 1910 and opened at the . . . — Map (db m39754) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Calhoun
This Monument was erected by the women of South Carolina in 1896 to John Caldwell Calhoun in commemoration of his eminent Statesmanship during the many years of his public life - it replaces one formerly on the same spot which proved . . . — Map (db m19133) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Calhoun
This marble for thirty four years covered the tomb of Calhoun in the Western Churchyard. It has been placed here by the Vestry near the spot there he remains were interred during the siege of Charleston from which spot they were afterwards . . . — Map (db m48142) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-66 — Calvary Episcopal Church
This church, located on Beaufain Street for 91 years, was organized in 1847 to give free blacks and slaves in antebellum Charleston a separate Episcopal congregation of their own. The Rev. Paul Trapier was its first minister, and the church . . . — Map (db m50686) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Calvary Episcopal Church — 106 Line Street
Calvary Church was founded in 1847 to establish a special church for slaves in the Charleston community. Father Paul Trapier held services in March 1848 for the congregation in the basement of St. Philip's parsonage and in mid-July services were . . . — Map (db m50924) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Camden Depot
Welcome to Camden Tower Courtyard. The two towers that flank this entrance and the two former warehouses along the walkway are associated with Camden Depot, built in the 1850s. The former depot is part of the William Aiken House and Associated . . . — Map (db m30012) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Cameron House
Built in 1851 by Hugh P. Cameron, a crockery merchant, as his residence. In 1892, David Bentschner, a clothing merchant, purchased the home and changed the interior to Colonial Revival. The front gate, carrying his initials, was . . . — Map (db m53522) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-68 — Cannon Street Hospital / McClennan Banks Memorial Hospital
Cannon Street Hospital Cannon Street Hospital, established here in 1897, served the African-American community of Charleston until 1959. Officially the Hospital and Training School for Nurses, it occupied a three-story brick building . . . — Map (db m46344) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Cannon Street Y
Celebrating over 130 years of providing a safe place for community residents to gather, play and learn. What is now the Cannon Street Y was organized under the leadership of Harry W. Thomas in 1866. It was established using the name Charleston . . . — Map (db m81291) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Capers Motte House
Circa 1745 Built by Richard Capers Home of Jacob Motte, Treasurer of South Carolina Colony Dedicated 28 October 2010 by The Colonial Dames of America Founded 23 May 1890 Chapter XXXI - South Carolina (Upper plaque) . . . — Map (db m51162) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Captain John Christie
Erected by The Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Michigan To the memory of Captain John Christie --- of the --- 60th OR Royal American Regiment Founder and First Worshipful Master of Lodge No. 1 at Detroit, . . . — Map (db m27504) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Casemates and Cannon
Load ... Ready ... Fire! A disciplined crew of five men could fire an accurate shot in less than one minute. Teamwork and timing during battle were essential to the crew of this 42-pounder smoothbore cannon, one of 27 guns that occupied these . . . — Map (db m30922) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Casper Christian Schutt House — 51 Easy Bay Street — Constructed 1800-1802
This large, three and one-half story masonry single house was constructed circa 1800-1802 by Caspar Christian Schutt, a Charleston merchant of German descent. As was the custom of the day, he operated his business activities on the first floor . . . — Map (db m47964) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Cassique of the Kiawah — 1670
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 . . . — Map (db m67869) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
The cathedral parish was established in 1821 by Bishop John England, the first Bishop of Charleston. The cathedral was named for St. Finbar. A second cathedral church was erected on this site in 1856 under the names of Sts. John and Finbar. This . . . — Map (db m27465) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Charles Pinckney
October 26, 1757 – October 29, 1824 He was a delegate to the Continental Congress, 1784-5, 1785-6, 1786-7 He was a delegate to the Federal Convention in 1787 and on May 29, 1787 submitted thereto a plan for a Constitution and at least . . . — Map (db m67965) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Charleston Besieged
In 1861 the port of Charleston prospered. Keeping the city open to trade was crucial for Confederate survival. Confederate forts in Charleston Harbor - including Fort Sumter - protected Charleston throughout the war despite Union blockade, warship . . . — Map (db m30769) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Charleston City Market
On this site stands one of Charleston’s oldest public facilities in continuous use: the Charleston Market. Earlier markets, dating back to the city’s relocation to the peninsula, ca. 1680, offered meat, fish, and vegetables at different sites. . . . — Map (db m67430) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 1948 — Charleston Gas Light Company
This Building, erected in 1878 by the Charleston Gas Light Company, A pioneer in Public Service, was Designed by Edward Brickell White Soldier-Engineer-Architect The South Carolina Power Company is the outgrowth of the Charleston gas Light Company, . . . — Map (db m19218) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Charleston Harbor — Charleston Waterfront Park
[Panel 1:] Seventeenth Century Charles Town, named for Charles II, was settled in 1670, a few miles north of this site, on the west bank of the Ashley River It was the capital of the Colony of the Carolinas. In 1671, the Lords . . . — Map (db m30528) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Charleston Waterfront
↑ Fort Moultrie 1776 First complete victory in Revolution ↑ Fort Sumter 1829 Longest Siege in warfare 1863-186 ↑ Fort Johnson 1704 First shot in Civil War ←   Castle Pickney 1794 ←   Cooper River Formerly Wando . . . — Map (db m67961) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10 77 — Cigar Factory / “We Shall Overcome”
Cigar Factory This five-story commercial building, built in 1882 as a textile mill, was known as the Charleston Manufacturing Company, then Charleston Cotton Mills, in its early years. Leased to the American Tobacco Company in 1903, the plant . . . — Map (db m67363) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Citadel Flag
This flag flies every day and night as a tribute to those great Americans who are Prisoners of War or Missing in Action and to remind each member of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets of the sacrifices made by Citadel alumni as well as all American . . . — Map (db m67974) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — City Hall
This building, designed by Gabriel Manigault and built in 1801 for the Charleston branch of The First Bank of the United States, Stands upon the site which was set apart as a market place in 1672 and used for that purpose . . . — Map (db m19539) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — City Market
Here was erected between 1788 and 1804 a public market on land ceded to City Council by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Et Al...work of filling in low ground and creek completed in 1807; and six blocks of buildings constucted extending . . . — Map (db m19178) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Civil War Torpedo Boatmen Memorial
In Memory of The Supreme Devotion of Those Heroic Men Of the Confederate Army and Navy First in Marine Warfare To Employ Torpedo Board 1863 - 1865 Moved by The Lofty Faith That With Them Died Crew After Crew Volunteered For . . . — Map (db m47493) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Clark Mills Studio
Clark Mills Studio has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the . . . — Map (db m27516) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Col. Othneil Beale's House — 99 - 101 East Bay — C. 1723 - 1740
Othneil Beale, sea Captain from New England, Colonel of Provincial Troops, Engineer, Successful merchant, built this house about 1740, with ground floors for mercantile use, and living rooms above Finely Cypress Paneled. The previous owners, . . . — Map (db m19665) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Col. William Rhett House — 54 Hasell Street — circa 1712-1720
This residence was constructed by Col. William Rhett (1666-1722), a prominent Charleston merchant and colonial militia leader. In 1706 he led a small fleet of local ships that repulsed a combined French and Spanish invasion of the city. Rhett is . . . — Map (db m31849) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — College of Charleston
College of Charleston Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in Commemorating or . . . — Map (db m54752) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Colonel John Stuart House — circa 1767
National Historic Landmark Born 1718, Inverness, Stuart was related to Scottish Royality. Educated in London, he circumnavigated the globe aboard Centurion, Adm. Lord Anson commanding, capturing the Spanish treasure . . . — Map (db m48065) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Colonel William Rhett
Colonel William Rhett, born in London in 1666, arrived at Charles Towne in 1694. In 1712 he built and lived at 54 Hasell Street, thought to be Charleston's oldest dwelling. A capable military man and sea Captain, he was commissioned a . . . — Map (db m47931) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Confederate Defenders of Charleston — Fort Sumter 1861-1865
To The Confederate Defenders Of Charleston — Fort Sumter 1861-1865 (Around bottom of base:) Count Them Happy Who For Their Faith And Their Courage Endured A Great Fight — Map (db m53879) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Controlling the Harbor
Confederate control of Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie, and supporting fortifications kept Charleston Harbor open despite the blockade by Union ships. The main ship channel passed directly in front of you, between Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie, within . . . — Map (db m30702) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Convention on Ratification
South Carolina voted to ratify the Federal Constitution in this building on May 23, 1788. Among the 100 members of the Convention on Ratification were Charles Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, and John Rutledge, three of the four South . . . — Map (db m50479) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Cooper - O'Conner House
circa 1855 During the last months of the Civil War, several Union officers were confined by the Confederacy in this house. As retaliation for this imprisonment, President Lincoln moved six hundred Confederate prisoners from Fort Delaware to the . . . — Map (db m51783) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — County of Charleston Historic Courthouse
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South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — County of Charleston Historic Courthouse
Originally built in 1753, the building was constructed as South Carolina's first and only colonial Statehouse. From 1756 to 1788, the Statehouse was the seat of the Royal British Governor, the Colonial Assembly and the central meeting place for . . . — Map (db m47994) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — County of Charleston Historic Courthouse
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South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Crime & Punishment: “Tyed to the Usual Tree”
What constitutes a crime? In early Charles Towne, the majority of prosecuted crimes involved slander against the government, or actions that endangered the colony or threatened its profit. This differed from New England colonies, where religious or . . . — Map (db m67892) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Daniel Huger House — c. 1760
Handsome Georgian "Double House" constructed of brick but covered by stucco after 1886 earthquake. Drawing room has handsome ceiling plaster work decorations and carved overmantel with ionic pilasters. Residence of last Royal Governor Lord William . . . — Map (db m47909) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Daniel Ravenel II House
Built in 1796 by Daniel Ravenel, the Second of Wantoot Plantation, as a summer home replacing an earlier building destroyed in the great fires of that year. The property came to his wife in 1749, having been owned since 1710 . . . — Map (db m27512) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — David Ramsay House — c. 1740
Notable for its fine Georgian paneling, this was home and office to Dr. David Ramsay, the distinguished patriot, Revolutionary Historian and physician. Dr. Ramsay introduced the Small Pox vaccine to Charleston and helped found the . . . — Map (db m27447) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Dewar-Lee-Pringle House — Charleston Historic District
The National Register of Historic Places South Carolina Department of Archives And History Dewar-Lee-Pringle House Charleston Historic District — Map (db m50212) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Dr. Henry Woodward — Ca. 1646 - 1687
Henry Woodward played a vital role in the success of Charles Towne. He spoke several Indian languages, had lived with a Carolina tribe for almost two years and often acted as an ambassador for the colonists among the Native Americans. Without Dr. . . . — Map (db m67906) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Dr. Joseph Johnson House   — 56 Society Street
circa 1840 This substantial three-story Greek Revival Period Charleston single house is constructed of stucco-covered brick and features a two-tiered piazza with Tuscan columns and turned balusters, piazza screen and entrance door complete with . . . — Map (db m51485) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Dr. Thomas Dale House — 73 Church Street
[Top Marker]: Dr. Thomas Dale House 73 Church Street Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior c. 1716-33 [Middle Marker]: In 1733 Col. Miles . . . — Map (db m47929) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Dr. Vincent Le Seigneur House — 38 Church Street — circa 1812
This three and one half story stuccoed masonry Adamesque single house with a two tiered piazza was constructed between September of 1811 and June of 1812 by George Keenan, a grocery merchant. The house was purchased in 1814 by Dr. Vincent Le . . . — Map (db m47588) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Dr. William Cleland's House — circa 1732
This early Georgian single house was apparently built by George Ducat, a shipwright, for his daughter Margaret, on her second marriage in 1732, to Dr. William Cleland, of Crail, Scotland. This section of Tradd Street is one of the few within the . . . — Map (db m39321) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-14 — Drayton Hall / Drayton Family
Drayton Hall Seat of the Drayton family for seven generations, this land was acquired in 1738 by John Drayton (c. 1759~1779) as the center of his extensive indigo and rice planting ventures. One of the finest examples of Georgian . . . — Map (db m13859) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 71000749 — DuBose Heyward House
Has Been Designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the Provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This Site Possesses Exceptional Value in Commemorating or Illustrating the History of the . . . — Map (db m50797) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Edgar Wells House — circa 1730
In the 1780s, it was owned and occupied by Dr. George Hahnbaum, physician to the German fusiliers and later a founder of the Medical Society of South Carolina. The trajectory of a cannon ball can be traced through the timbers of . . . — Map (db m47970) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Edward Rutledge
Signer of the Declaration of Independence Placed by Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Inc. — Map (db m67962) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Electrical Engineering Milestone
First Central Station in South Carolina The United States Electric Illuminating Company of Charleston started up South Carolina's first central station for incandescent electric lighting in this building October 1882 . This was just one month . . . — Map (db m49286) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Eleven - Inch Dahlgren Gun
This gun was salvaged from the wreck of the U.S.S. Keokuk. The Keokuk was part of a squadron of Federal ironclad ships that attacked Fort Sumter on April 7, 1863. — Map (db m19010) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson
In memory of Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson Mother of Andrew Jackson President of the U.S. 1829-1837 Who gave her life in the cause of independence while nursing Revolutionary soldiers in Charles Town and is buried in . . . — Map (db m27509) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Elizabeth Jackson
Near this spot is buried, Elizabeth Jackson, Mother of President Andrew Jackson, She gave her life cheerfully for the independence of her country, on an unrecorded date in Nov, 1781, and to her son Andy this advice: "Andy, never tell . . . — Map (db m54621) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Elizabeth Timothy
On or near this spot “on the bay, near Vendue Range” Elizabeth Timothy in 1738, became the first woman newspaper publisher in America when she took control over publication of the South Carolina Gazette upon the death of . . . — Map (db m30019) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Emanuel A.M.E. Church
Founded 1818 by the Reverend Morris Brown Closed by State Law 1834. Reopened By The Reverend R.H. Cain 1865 Present Edifice Built By The Reverend L.R. Nichols 1891 Redecoration By The Reverend F.R. Veal 1949 The Right Reverend F.M. Reid, . . . — Map (db m52077) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Bicentennal Historical Marker Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Charleston, South Carolina Commemorating the unique ministry of South Carolina born bishops, elected in the first century of the Connection- . . . — Map (db m52010) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Emanuel AME Church — 110 Calhoun Street Constructed 1891
The oldest African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) church in the south, Emanuel A.M.E. Church was organized as Hampstead Free African church in 1818 by Rev. Morris Brown. After seceding from the Methodist Church, Charlestonians organized three . . . — Map (db m51900) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Farmers and Exchange Bank
has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1980 Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service United States Department of the . . . — Map (db m19673) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Fielding Home for Funerals — (Formerly Julius P.L.Fielding, Undertaker)
In 1912, Julius P.L.Fielding established a funeral business on the northeastern corner of King and Queen Streets. In 1928, Julius acquired 122 Logan Street, a three-story Georgian style structure built in the 1700s with 12-inch thick exterior walls . . . — Map (db m51443) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Fireproof Building
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South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — First Baptist Church — 1682 - 1982
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South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — First Medical College of South Carolina Site
On this site stood the first building of the Medical College of South Carolina founded December 1823 by The Medical Society of South Carolina — Map (db m49282) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Flags of the Fort
The flags flying from the five shorter flagpoles that surround the American flag represent the flags flown over Fort Sumter during the Civil War. (Top Left): The First official flag of the Confederacy, known as the "Stars and Bars," or . . . — Map (db m30817) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Fort Johnson
The First Shot Across the harbor directly in front of you lies Fort Johnson. From Fort Johnson came the shot that began the Civil War. If a Union soldier at Fort Sumter looked toward Fort Johnson at 4:30 a.m., April 12, 1861, he would have seen . . . — Map (db m30785) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Fort Moultrie
Fort Moultrie and Fort Sumter controlled Charleston Harbor. Fort Moultrie, on Sullivan's Island directly in front of you, had been an early harbor defense and was the site of Charleston's famous Revolutionary War palmetto-log fort. Fort Sumter was . . . — Map (db m30856) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Fort Sumter 1861-65
On April 12, 1861, Confederate forces bombarded Fort Sumter and the Civil War began. The Federal garrison surrendered the next day and evacuated on the 14th, leaving the fort in Confederate hands. Throughout the Civil War Fort Sumter was the center . . . — Map (db m30573) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Fort Sumter Bombarded
The lighthouse in the distance marks the southern tip of Morris Island. In July,1863, Union troops landed there and advanced two-thirds of the way up the island to a Confederate stronghold known as Battery Wagner. Unable to capture the battery by . . . — Map (db m30376) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Fort Sumter Bricks
Salvaged from the waters of the tidal zone around Fort Sumter, these bricks were placed in this wall 140 years after the beginning of the Civil War. April 12, 2001 — Map (db m67310) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Fort Sumter Today
The Fort Sumter that you see today bears little resemblance to the imposing, three tiered brick fort of 1861. The fort's present appearance is the result of more than 100 years of change. Bombardment, reconstruction, and renovation have reshaped the . . . — Map (db m30624) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Fort Sumter Today
Fort Sumter, visible in the far distance of Charleston Harbor, looks very different today. Built after the War of 1812, its tow two tiers are gone, destroyed during the Civil War. The fort's center is now dominated by Battery Huger, a huge, black, . . . — Map (db m47521) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Foundations of the Southern Plantation
The ruins of the Horry family home symbolize the Southern plantation system. Founded on this soil by the first colonists, the system flourished for generations, but ultimately crumbled. When the Lords Proprietors set up the colony, they copied the . . . — Map (db m67878) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Foundations of the Southern Plantation
The ruins of the Horry family home symbolize the Southern plantation system. Founded on this soil by the first colonists, the system flourished for generations, but ultimately crumbled. When the Lords Proprietors set up the colony, they copied the . . . — Map (db m67899) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Francis Salvador
Commemorating Francis Salvador 1747-1776 First Jew in South Carolina to hold public office and to die for American Independence He came to Charles Town from his native London in 1773 to develop extensive family landholdings in the . . . — Map (db m27489) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Gedney Main Howe, Jr — 1914 - 1981
(Front) The man we honor and here remembered served his country in the time of war, his state in time of peace. In his beloved Charleston, he was the preeminent Trial Lawyer of the 20th Century, yet his reach was broader . . . — Map (db m49760) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Genevieve Kanapaux McMahon — "Aunt Gen" Playground
This playground is dedicated to the memory of "Aunt Gen" who lovingly coached and guided the boys and girls of the Hampton Park area for over twenty years. Her legacy exists in the children whose lives were forever enriched by her . . . — Map (db m50261) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — George Eveleigh House
One of the few houses built about 1743 remaining in Charleston. It has the thick walls and finely paneled rooms typical of the period. The land on which it stands, granted in 1692, is in the area then known as White Point, bordering Vander Horst . . . — Map (db m47612) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — George Washington Statue
George Washington was born in Virginia on February 22, 1732. As a boy, he excelled in field sports, and though his formal education was limited, he exhibited skill in mathematics and surveying. In the French and Indian War, though only 23, . . . — Map (db m47791) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — German Confederate Soldier's Monument
(North face) In The Confederate Army the Soldiers Whom this Monument Commemorates Illustrated in Death as in Life The German's Devotion to Duty Beneath this monument, repose the remains of John A. Wagener, . . . — Map (db m40748) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Ghost Structure
Often the details of the past are shrouded in mystery. Archeologists and historians have to weave together an interpretation based on limited evidence. In the case of this structure, archaeology revealed size but not appearance. The frame of . . . — Map (db m67923) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Glover - Sottile House
C. 1775 and 1826 This splendid mansion was built in 1826 by Dr. Joseph Glover, a noted Charleston physician, utilizing the service wing of an older house of about 1775. In 1906 it was purchased by the Cavaliere Giovanni Sottile, . . . — Map (db m51308) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Gorge Wall
Fort Sumter was designed with its strength toward the sea. The gorge, the lightly-armed rear wall facing inland, was vulnerable to attack from Morris Island. Early shelling left the gorge wall in ruins. Continued bombardment reduced the gorge to . . . — Map (db m30919) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — H.L. Hunley
On the night of February 17, 1864, the H.L. Hunley set out from Sullivan's Island, directly in front of you, with a torpedo attached to a seventeen-foot spar on her bow. Her target was the U.S.S. Housatonic, anchored four miles . . . — Map (db m30699) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — H.M.S. Seraph
The submarine memorialized by this monument, has a uniquely distinguished record, and many of her most fascinating exploits involved Americans. Embodied in this memorial are the Seraph's fore hatch, steering and plane wheels, her ship's bell and . . . — Map (db m6898) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-70 — Hampstead Cemetery
(Front) A cemetery established here in 1841, also known as “God’s Acre” and later “the German Cemetery,” was maintained by St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church until about 1860. That church, founded in 1840 by the . . . — Map (db m44096) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-71 — Hampton Park Terrace
(Front text) Hampton Park Terrace, an early 20th-century planned suburb, was laid out in 1912 along Huger Street between Rutledge and Hagood Aves. Its success coincided with the economic boom that following the opening of the . . . — Map (db m56564) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Harleston Boags Funeral Home
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 . . . — Map (db m51484) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Harnessing the Wind
The “motor” of a sailing ship is its masts and rigging, which hold canvas sails to catch the power of the wind. Skilled captains manipulated different sails to harness any available breeze. A favorable tailwind would fill the large main . . . — Map (db m67959) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Harth-Middleton House — c. 1797
John Harth, planter and lumber merchant, built this handsome house at his lumber yards, then at the end of the south bay, in 1797. In 1816, he sold the house to Henry Augustus Middleton, who enlarged it, and whose family continued to own it until . . . — Map (db m39312) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Henry Timrod
[South side]: Born in Charleston, S.C. December 8, 1829, Died in Columbia, S.C., October 6, 1867. [East side]: This memorial has been erected with the proceeds of the recent sale of very large editions of the author's . . . — Map (db m27511) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Heyward-Washington House
[Upper Marker]: During His Visit to Charleston May 1791 the Guest of the Citizens President George Washington Was Entertained in This House ————— • ————— . . . — Map (db m50452) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Hibernian Hall
Hibernian Society Founded March 17, 1801 Met in Corbett's Tavern until construction of this hall dedicated 1841. Long a civic life in disasters as in prosperity. Its presidents alternate Protestant and Catholic. — Map (db m27475) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Hints of Slave Row
In the clearing before you – although no visible signs remain – a row of six slave cabins may have stood. Written records reveal little about the slaves’ lives, but all plantations demanded hard field labor. Perhaps this row of small . . . — Map (db m67903) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Historical Sketch
This site was the home of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. In 1745, Chief Justice of South Carolina Charles Pinckney purchased the property known as Collenton Square. In 1853 Miss Pinckney donated property for a chapel to be built where . . . — Map (db m19177) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Holding the Fort
Imagine being here in 1863, surrounded by Fort Sumter's ruins, when this shell (photo below) explodes on the parade ground. Throughout the Civil War the fort was the center of the bitter conflict to control Charleston Harbor. For nearly two years . . . — Map (db m30627) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Home of Doctor John Lining
Who made the first systematic weather observations with instruments in America January 1738-February 1753 In this building, which probably ante-dates the year 1715...Dr. Lining lived...made observations of the weather...and may have conducted . . . — Map (db m27473) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Home of Robert Limehouse
Built Circa 1820 Originally this area was Limehouse farmland. The small scale and sturdy appearance denote that it is older than its neighbors. The bold colonade of piazza columns give the house dignity and permanence. The exceptionally fine . . . — Map (db m48870) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Huguenot Church
The French Protestant Church Huguenot Organized about 1861 First church built in 1867 This building the third on this site was erected in 1845 [National Historic Landmark Plaque]: Huguenot Church has been . . . — Map (db m27542) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Hurricane Hugo
On the night of September 21, 1989, Hurricane Hugo struck the South Carolina Lowcountry. During that night winds reached 125 miles per hour and a storm surge of 15 feet swept over nearby McClellanville. The eye of Hugo passed over Charleston at . . . — Map (db m19171) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — I. Jenkins Mikell House — c. 1854
This is one of the last grand antebellum houses of Charleston built by Edisto Island cotton planter, I. Jenkins Mikell. He adopted design sophistication and colour of an Italian villa unusual in Charleston. Notice the . . . — Map (db m54714) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — In Need of an Ally
The Kiawah chief, or Cassique, invited the new English settlers to build their village here at Albemarle Point. The arrangement had immediate benefits for both the Kiawah and the English. The Kiawah often fought against the Westos, an aggressive . . . — Map (db m67873) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — In Search of the Walled City
Rediscovering the Old Wall The old city wall remained buried and forgotten until traces of Granville Bastion were discovered at 40 East Bay Street in the 1920s. In the 1960s a portion of the Half Moon Battery was discovered in the basement of . . . — Map (db m67434) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — In Trust
We don’t own any land and we don’t own any house. God has given it to us in trust, to make into something better during our lifetime.” – Ferdinanda Waring, upon selling this property to the state. Ferdinanda Legare . . . — Map (db m67931) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-69 — Institute Hall / "The Union Is Dissolved!"
Institute Hall Institute Hall, built here in 1854, stood until 1861. An Italianate building, it was designed by Jones and Lee for the South Carolina Institute, a progressive organization promoting "art, ingenuity, mechanical skill, and . . . — Map (db m39371) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Ironclads Attack
On April 7, 1863, the Union Navy sent its new force of ironclad warships - eight monitors and the frigate New Ironsides - to attack Fort Sumter. The ironclads attacked from the water directly in front of you. As the Union fleet approached, . . . — Map (db m30708) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Jacob Motte House — circa 1731
Standing on land bought from Robert Tradd, which was part of lot 60 of "Grand Modell" of 1672. Early Georgian house built by Jacob Motte, prominent Huguenot and one time royal treasurer of province. Original paneling from second floor living room is . . . — Map (db m39320) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — James Francis Byrnes — 1879 – 1972
Charlestonian by birth, this great statesman served his country as Congressman (1911-25); Senator (1931-41); Supreme Court Justice (1941-43); Head of WWII Office of Economic Development (1942-43); Director of War Mobilization where he was generally . . . — Map (db m68305) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — James Verree House — c. 1754
This Pre-Revolutionary single house is one of a group of three dwellings including 56 and 60 Church Street built c. 1754 by James Verree, a house carpenter. The Verree House was purchased in 1784 by Thomas Heyward, a signer of the Declaration of . . . — Map (db m47614) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Jenkins Orphanage
In 1891 the Reverend Daniel J. Jenkins established a home and school for poor, black orphans and for children of poor, distressed and disabled parents. It was his desire "to train the minds and hands of young, black boys and girls so that they could . . . — Map (db m48701) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — John Caldwell Calhoun
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South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — John Cordes Prioleau House — 68 Meeting Street — circa 1810
This property, originally known as Town Lot Number 54 of the Grand Modell of Charles Town, was granted by the Lords Proprietors to William Jones March 23, 1682. In 1808, the property was purchased by John Cordes Prioleau, a wealthy planter. Madame . . . — Map (db m27461) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — John Fullerton House
Architect - Builder - Owner c. 1772 Georgian period Built of Cypress, Charleston single house design. Drawing room Mantle by Thomas Elfe. Quarters for British junior officers of Clinton's and Cornwallis staffs. Legends: . . . — Map (db m47766) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — John McCall House — 66 Church Street — Circa 1784
First granted to Thomas Rose by the Lords Proprietors in 1681 and delineated as Lot 64 of the Grand Modell, this lot was part of the early walled city of Charleston. A brick house was initially built on the property that survived the fire of 1740 . . . — Map (db m47632) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — John McKee House — CC 1796
Built on Lot No. 213 as shown on the "Grand Model" was owned and occupied in the late 18th century by John McKee, early Charleston brick mason. — Map (db m47966) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — John P. Grace Tower
The John P. Grace Memorial Bridge Named to Commemorate The former Mayor of Charleston And President of the Cooper River Bridge CO. The Grace Bridge (Modeled Here) Spanned Charleston from 1929 to 2005. Built by the Cooper River Bridge . . . — Map (db m19216) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-12 — John Rutledge Home
This house, built before the American Revolution, was the residence of John Rutledge (1739-1800), first Governor of the State of South Carolina. He was President of South Carolina, 1776-78, and Governor, 1779-82, signer of the U. S. Constitution, . . . — Map (db m27466) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Johnson's Row — 22-28 Queen Street — circa 1803
These notable stuccoed brick tenements were constructed as rental property in 1803 by the William Johnson family. William Johnson, Sr., originally from New York, was a blacksmith and planter revered at his death as a patriot having served in the . . . — Map (db m27544) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Jonathan Jasper Wright — "First African American Supreme Court Justice In The United States"
(Left panel) Born in Luzerne County Pennsylvania - Son of Runaway Slaves - Grew up in Springfield, Pennsylvania and was privately tutored and mentored by a Presbyterian minister who was active in the anti-slavery movement. Educated . . . — Map (db m52037) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Joseph Verree House — 47 Church Street — circa 1767
Joseph Verree, a prosperous Charleston master carpenter, constructed this two-and-one-half story Georgian single house circa 1767. It occupies the southernmost part of Town Lot No. 77 of the "Grand Modell of Charles Town," the original plan of the . . . — Map (db m47613) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Josiah Flagg — 1763~1816
In this Churchyard is Buried Josiah Flagg 1763~1816 First native born American to make dentistry his life work and the first to carry to any foreign land evidence of American Dental Progress. Soldier in the American Revolution, sailor in the War . . . — Map (db m49764) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Judge Robert Pringle House
1774 A Private Residence The builder of this outstanding handsome "single" house was a native of Scotland, an eminent merchant of Charleston, and a provincial lay judge who helped to open the Revolution by resisting the Stamp Act. His . . . — Map (db m47950) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim — ( Holy Congregation House of God )
Founded 1750 The Cradle of Reformed Judaism In The United States, 1824 Jews who settled in Charleston as early as 1695 worshipped informally until the founding of this congregation in 1750. First synagogue on this site, 1780-1792, was a . . . — Map (db m52396) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — #78002499 — Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
Has Been Designated A National Historic Landmark This Site Possesses National Significance in Commemorating the History of the United States of America 1980 Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service . . . — Map (db m52964) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Kornahrens-Guenveur House
C. 1884 Built by John H. Kornahrens, soda water manufacturer who used timber from an original house on the lot built circa 1772 by John Delke', a tanner. Owned and occupied since 1925 by Edward Leon Guenveur, Sr., a plumbing . . . — Map (db m54433) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Laurens - Rutledge House — 117 Broad Street
This Georgian style residence was built for James Laurens (1728-1784) by Charleston architect-builders Miller & Fullerton on property once part of Dr. Samuel Carne's 18th century orange garden. Laurens was a Charleston merchant and the brother of . . . — Map (db m27467) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Lee Cohen Harby
In Memory of Lee Cohen Harby 1849 - 1918 Who by Her Patriotic and Untiring Efforts Secured This Building for The Daughters of the American Revolution of South Carolina As a Gift from the United States Government May 9, 1917 . . . — Map (db m50454) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Lucius Mendel Rivers
(Left Panel) South Carolinian Born in Berkley County September 28 1905 Died at Birmingham Alabama December 28 1970 He spoke for his neighbors and strove to keep his country strong (Right Panel) . . . — Map (db m47803) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Magnolia Plantation — 1676
Fountainhead of the Drayton family, which played so important a part in America's Colonial, Revolutionary, and Independence history. Its original plantation house, credited by contemporary historians as having been the earliest in the Carolina . . . — Map (db m14853) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Major General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
One of the Founders of the American Republic Born February 25, 1746, Charleston Member of Provincial Assembly 1769 District Attorney General for South Carolina 1773 Member of Provincial Congress 1775 Officer of the Continental Army . . . — Map (db m47718) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Major Peter Bocquet's House — c.1770
Peter Bocquet the younger built this house shortly after the lot was given to him in July, 1770, by his father Peter Bocquet, senior, a Huguenot immigrant. The younger Bocquet became a major in the Revolutionary forces, a member of the . . . — Map (db m27446) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Major Robert Anderson
In honor of Major Robert Anderson and the one hundred, twenty-eight men of his command who for thirty-four hours: April Twelve-Thirteen, Eighteen hundred and Sixty-one withstood the destructive bombardment of Fort Sumter and withdrew with the . . . — Map (db m87251) HM WM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Marion Square — Named in Honor of — General Francis Marion
At the time of the Revolution the town-gates stood near this spot across what is now King Street, originally the high way into Charles Town and formerly called the "Broad Path". In 1780 these gates were enclosed in the "Horn-Work", the post of honor . . . — Map (db m30197) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-33 — Maryville
The town of Maryville, chartered in 1886, included the site of the original English settlement in S.C. and the plantation owned by the Lords Proprietors 1670-99. When the old plantation was subdivided into lots and sold to local blacks in the 1880s, . . . — Map (db m16283) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — McDonnell F-4C Phantom II
This gallant aircraft served with the 12th tactical fighter wing stationed at Cam Ranh Bay Air Base, South Vietnam. In the 1968-69 time frame it was assigned to Captain E.G. Shuler, Jr. (now Major General), Citadel Class of 1959 and First . . . — Map (db m67977) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Miles Brewton House
Outstanding example of Georgian architecture in America. Built between 1765 and 1769 by Miles Brewton, Revolutionary patriot, with designs of Ezra Waite, architect. Inherited 1775 by Brewton’s sister, Rebecca Motte, Revolutionary heroine, in whose . . . — Map (db m47969) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Mining Casemate
This concrete casemate was added to the fort in 1891. It was was the control room for an electrically operated minefield, which was placed in the main shipping channel to prevent the entrance of enemy vessels into the harbor. Long cables connected . . . — Map (db m30935) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Mixed Results
Carolina was meant to make money for the Lords Proprietors who received this land from England’s King Charles II. Across the creek from where you stand, forty acres were cleared and experimental crops were planted in a quest for agricultural . . . — Map (db m67882) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Moore-Trapman-Wragg House — Charleston Historic District
The National Register of Historic Places South Carolina Department of Archives And History Moore-Trapman-Wragg House Charleston Historic District — Map (db m50209) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Morris Island — 3/4 Mile South
Site of three Confederate batteries in the initial attack, 1861. Confederate forces evacuated the island September 7, 1863, after a 58-day siege. Federal batteries on Morris Island bombarded Fort Sumter from 1863 to 1865. — Map (db m19498) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Morris Island
Confederate batteries hidden in the dunes of Morris Island, directly in front of you, commanded the approach to Charleston Harbor. Union forces needed Morris Island, a key location from which to attack Fort Sumter, less than one mile away. On July . . . — Map (db m84003) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Moultrie
(West Face): This Monument represents the high esteem in which all who love freedom hold Charleston's native son, William Moultrie Born November 23, 1730, Moultrie served in the Royal Assembly from 1752 until 1773. He . . . — Map (db m19212) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Mountain Howitzer
Confederates used several field pieces like this 12-pounder mountain howitzer to defend against a surprise landing by Union forces. — Map (db m30739) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Nathaniel Russell House
Nathaniel Russell House has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1974 National Park Service United States . . . — Map (db m39319) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Night Attack
This corner of the fort was the site of the only attempt by Union forces to storm Fort Sumter during the Civil War. On the night of September 8, 1863, a Union tugboat towed 500 sailors and marines in small boats to within 400 yards of Fort Sumter, . . . — Map (db m30725) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Nine College Way
  For ninety-five years, five generations for the Follin family, including John A. Zeigler, Jr. the last member of the family to own the house, lived at Nine College Way. Mr Zeigler and Edwin Peacock operated The Book Basement, Charleston's . . . — Map (db m54417) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-4 — Old Bank Building
Construction having begun in 1797, this building was occupied by the Bank of South Carolina on December 10, 1798, making it one of the oldest bank buildings in the U.S. It served as a bank until 1835. The Charleston Library Society used it . . . — Map (db m27517) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-72 — Old Bethel Methodist Church
(Front text) This church, built in 1797 in the meeting-house form, was dedicated in 1798 and completed in 1809. It is the oldest Methodist church standing in Charleston. Originally at the corner of Pitt and Calhoun Streets, Bethel . . . — Map (db m49375) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Old Bethel United Methodist Church
Old Bethel United Methodist Church, the third oldest church building surviving in Charleston, had its beginnings on February 14, 1797 as Bethel Methodist Episcopal Church. Bethel was constructed in the gabled meeting house style with white . . . — Map (db m50297) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 73001690 — Old Marine Hospital
Has Been Designated a National Historic Landmark This Site Possesses National Significance in Commemorating the History of the United States of America 1974 National Park Service United States Department of the . . . — Map (db m48278) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — On the Edge of an Empire
War between Spain and England ended 10 years before the founding of Charles Towne, but the hatred and mistrust between the two empires remained. In an era of empire building, Charles Towne’s existence directly challenged Spain’s claim on the land . . . — Map (db m67887) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — One Broad Street
This building is one of America's finest crafted Italianate structures. First opened in 1853 as State Bank of South Carolina, it has survived Bombardment, Hurricanes and a Major Earthquake, and Twice been restored along its original plans - . . . — Map (db m19668) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — One North Adger's Wharf — circa 1735-1750
In the 18th century the wharves along this area of the Cooper River served as a center of Charleston's important shipping industry, playing a vital role in the city's economic growth until early in the 20th century. North Adger's Wharf was . . . — Map (db m47927) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Ordinance of Secession
This Building stands on the site formerly occupied by S.C. Institute Hall where, on December 20, 1860, was signed and ratified the Ordinance of Secession Which withdrew the state of South Carolina from the Union and led to the formation of the . . . — Map (db m19240) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — P.G.T. Beauregard
P.G.T. Beauregard General Commanding Confederate forces Charleston South Carolina Held this city and harbour inviolate against combined attacks by land and water 1863 1864 1865 — Map (db m27490) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Parker Drayton House — circa 1800
Isacc Parker built the original house about 1800 when the waterside of the Ashley River lay along the garden. Colonel William Drayton greatly enlarged the house after 1816, and decorated in the Adam style from 1837 to 1899. Home of the notable . . . — Map (db m50240) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Passengers and Products
Welcome to Camden Tower Courtyard. This space and the warehouses you see along the walkway are a part of the William Aiken House and Associated Railroad Structures National Historic Landmark. This landmark includes the William Aiken House, located . . . — Map (db m40001) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Philip Porcher House
Built about 1765 by Philip Porcher, loyalist. Confiscated during the Revolution, his property afterwards was returned and he was allowed to remain in this country because of his "Universal" good character. — Map (db m49008) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity
The first meeting of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity was held in this building then the home of Simon Fogarty on December 10, 1904. Founded by Simon Fogarty Andrew A. Krogg L. Harry Mixson All natives of Charleston and at the . . . — Map (db m47841) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Poinsett Tavern — 28 Elliott — circa 1732
Elisha Poinsett ———— Builder His descendant, Joel Roberts Poinsett one time Ambassador to Mexico, introduced the Poinsettia to the United States — Map (db m50482) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — 10-49 — Pollitzer House
(Front text) This was the home of sisters Carrie (1881-1974), Mabel (1885-1979), and Anita Pollitzer (1894-1975), longtime activists for women’s rights. Anita, an artist and wife of press agent Elie C. Edson, played a pivotal role in the . . . — Map (db m39448) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Port of Charleston
Since 1670 this well-protected harbor has persisted as a center for shipping and trade. By 1770 Charleston was America's third busiest port; Gadsden's Wharf, located here, became its largest pier. Along this waterfront ships loaded cargo and . . . — Map (db m47522) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Postponed Aspirations
Settlers came to Carolina seeking land and fortune. But fear of Spanish and Native American attacks made cautious businessmen out of them. For ten years, they postponed their dream of having a flourishing settlement at Oyster Point across the marsh . . . — Map (db m67885) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Powder Magazine
Fort Sumter's powder was stored in these specially constructed rooms in the corner (angle) of the gorge wall. Protecting gunpowder was critical; the gorge, at the rear of the fort, was considered a safe location. But Fort Sumter was designed to face . . . — Map (db m30920) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Powder Magazine Flags
When the Powder Magazine was built in 1712, South Carolina was a proprietary colony owned by eight British aristocrats. Seven years later, the colonists peacefully overthrew the Lords Proprietor and South Carolina became a royal colony. The flags . . . — Map (db m47962) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Poyas-Mordecai House — A Private Residence — c. 1788
Dr. Jean Ernest Poyas built this classic Charleston single house in elegant Adamesque style of architecture. It was purchased in 1837 by Moses Cohen Mordecai, an important historic figure, who added the piazzas and connected the main house to the . . . — Map (db m27458) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Prayer Composed By Ellison Capers — Episcopal Bishop - Confederate Soldier
"Almighty God, our heavenly Father, we adore thy love and providence in the history of our country, and especially would we thank thee for our Confederate history "We thank thee for its pure record of virtue, valor and for the inspiring . . . — Map (db m27502) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — President's House — Circa 1770 — (College of Charleston)
Built as the parsonage of St. Philip's Church and home of the Reverend Robert Smith, The College of Charleston's first president (1790~1797). The College's initial classes were held in 1785 on the ground floor. The house is the . . . — Map (db m54794) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Protecting the Colony – The Palisade Wall
We have with much adoe, our people being weake by reason of scarcity of provisions, pallisadoed about 9 acres of land . . . ”- Council to the Lord Proprietors, 21 March 1671 The colonists were aware that the Spanish, . . . — Map (db m67879) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Quaker Burial Ground
The following people were buried at the Quaker meeting house graveyard on King Street and were reinterred at this site in 1974. (Left Column) John Allen - 1720 Bena Austin - 1735 John Cooper - 1715 Mary Fisher Bayly Crosse - . . . — Map (db m47770) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Quaker Cemetery
On this site stood two successive meeting houses and the burial ground of the Society of Friends or Quakers. The site was deeded to the Quakers circa 1681 by South Carolina Governor John Archdale, a prominent Charleston Quaker and owner of a large . . . — Map (db m47876) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Rearming the Fort
The fort wall before you, called the right face, sustained the least damage of any of Fort Sumter's walls (scarps) during the Union bombardment of 1863-65. After the Civil War, the fort's first-tier casemates including those before you, were . . . — Map (db m30673) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Remnant of Horn Work
Remnant, of Horn Work. May 1780 Siege of Charleston — Map (db m67437) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Revolutionary Artillery — The Cannon Yard
It is believed that these two 12-pound British naval cannons were transported to Charles Town during the American Revolution (1775-1783). During the 19th century they stood vertically with their muzzles in the ground on Ann Street — near the . . . — Map (db m70313) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Richard Hutson — 1745 - 1795
Herein Lie the Remains of Richard Hutson 1747 - 1795 son of Rev. William and Mary Woodward Hutson South Carolina Patriot, Statesman and Jurist Graduated Princeton 1765 Founding Body The College of Charleston 17-72 - 1794 Member S.C. general . . . — Map (db m19238) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Riviera Theatre
The Riviera Theatre was constructed in 1939 by Albert Sottile, President of Pastime Amusement Company. The Art Deco architecture is in the Egyptian style. It served the Charleston community as a motion theatre until 1978. The theatre is . . . — Map (db m40015) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Robert Brewton House — Private Residence
Built circa 1720 for Colonel Robert Brewton wealthy wharf owner and provincial powder receiver. One of the earliest fine examples of a single house. [Plaque] Robert Brewton House Has Been Designated a Registered . . . — Map (db m47642) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Robert Gibbes — 1644-1715
Early Barbadian supporter of the settlement of South Carolina Colonial Governor 1710-1712 Proprietor's Deputy Chief Justice of South Carolina Member of 1st Assembly Colonel South Carolina Militia Sent South Carolina Militia to aid North . . . — Map (db m27505) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — Robert Smalls
Robert Smalls was born into slavery on April 5, 1839, in Beaufort, South Carolina. In 1851, he was sent to work in Charleston to earn money for his owner. At the age of 23, he was a crewman on the steamer Planter, an armed transport in . . . — Map (db m94744) HM

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