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

Old Jamestown

 
 
Old Jamestown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Old Jamestown Marker
Inscription.  After receiving a proprietary landgrant of 370 acres in 1705. French settlers laid out the town of Jamestown, c. 2 mi. N. By 1706, a church had been built known as the parish church of St. James, Santee. Jamestown never prospered and a number of settlers left before the Revolution, moving to the nearby parishes of St. Stephen's and St. John's, Berkeley.
 
Erected 1985 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-17.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 33° 16.172′ N, 79° 40.12′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of French Santee Road (State Highway 45) and Mt. Moriah Avenue, on the left when traveling south on French Santee Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown SC 29453, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jamestown Veterans Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Berkeley County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Battle of Lenud's Ferry (approx.
Old Jamestown Marker, looking south along SC 45 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 2009
2. Old Jamestown Marker, looking south along SC 45
2.1 miles away); Suttons Methodist Church (approx. 11.1 miles away); Silk Hope Plantation (approx. 13.3 miles away); St. James Santee Parish Church (approx. 13.6 miles away); Georgetown County National Guard Memorial (approx. 13.9 miles away); Quenby Bridge (approx. 14˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Old Jamestown Marker at Mt. Moriah Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 2009
3. Old Jamestown Marker at Mt. Moriah Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,528 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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