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The Site of Craven Bastion

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
1. The Site of Craven Bastion Marker
Inscription.  The Plan of Charles Town
Prepared by Edward Crisp about 1704, gives the location of the several Bastions
A. Granville
B. Craven
C. Cartaret
D. Colleton
E. Ashley
F. Blake
G. The Half Moon
I. Johnson's Cover'd Half Moon
L. The Palisades

Other Places
H. The Drawbridge in the Line
K. The Drawbridge in the Half Moon
S. The Presbyterian Meeting House
Q. The English Church
R. The French Church
W. The Court of Guard
T. The Anabaptist Meeting House
 
Erected 1940 by By the City of Charleston.
 
Location. 32° 46.85′ N, 79° 55.613′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on East Bay Street (U.S. 52 Spur). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Custom House (a few steps from this marker); Historical Sketch (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Timothy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charleston Harbor (approx.
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
2. The Site of Craven Bastion Marker
0.2 miles away); Charles Pinckney (approx. 0.2 miles away); Calhoun (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward Rutledge (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Footlight Players Workshop (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Trace Charleston's early defenses by Markers.
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
3. Preservation Society of Charleston
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,529 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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