“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Alhambra Hall

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1. Alhambra Hall Marker
Inscription.  In 1847, Charles Jugnot and Oliver Hillard, owners of Mount Pleasant Ferry Company, developed a picnic ground in a grove of live oaks, called Hort’s Grove. They built the first Alhambra as a summer retreat and dance hall overlooking Charleston Harbor. The present building was constructed in 1937 and is maintained by the town as a multipurpose recreational facility.
Erected by Town of Mount Pleasant.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 32° 46.782′ N, 79° 52.204′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Middle Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pierates Cruze / Pierates Cruze Gardens (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edmund Jenkins / Ocean Grove Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ronkin's Long Room / Ferry Service (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mount Pleasant Academy
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October 6, 2010
2. Alhambra Hall Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Patjens Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Storm of the Century" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Cemetery / Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
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3. Alhambra Hall
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2010. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2010. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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