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Cross in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Berkeley County

 
 
Berkeley County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 15, 2009
1. Berkeley County Marker
Inscription.  This county was designated a court and land conveyance district in 1682, and an election district in 1683. It was named for two brothers, Lord John and Sir William Berkeley, both Lord Proprietors of Carolina. Over the years, functions of this early county have changed. Modern Berkeley was created in 1882. Several boundary changes occurred 1893-1921.
 
Erected 1991 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8- 22.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 33° 22.935′ N, 80° 14.463′ W. Marker is in Cross, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Number Six Highway (State Highway 6 / 45) and County Line Road (State Highway 8-59), on the right when traveling east on Old Number Six Highway. Located at the Orangeburg and Berkeley County line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cross SC 29436, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Sumter's Store
Berkeley County Marker at intersection with County Line Rd. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 15, 2009
2. Berkeley County Marker at intersection with County Line Rd.
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Eutaw Springs (approx. 3.7 miles away); Eutaw Springs Battlefield Park (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Eutaw Springs (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Eutaw Springs (approx. 3.8 miles away); Battle of Eutaw (approx. 3.8 miles away); Grave of Major Majoribanks / Northampton (approx. 3.8 miles away); Santee Limestone / Limestone and Marl Formations (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Sir William Berkeley (c. 1608-1677). August 1641 he was appointed governor of Virginia. (Submitted on August 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Berkeley County, Wikipedia entry. Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. (Submitted on August 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Berkeley County Marker, looking south , County Line Rd.(S-8-59) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 15, 2009
3. Berkeley County Marker, looking south , County Line Rd.(S-8-59)
Berkeley County image. Click for full size.
By Sciway.net
4. Berkeley County
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 937 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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