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

Darby Building

Darby Building Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Darby Building Marker
Inscription.  This building was constructed in 1884 as the Berkeley County Courthouse. Mount Pleasant served as the Berkeley County seat from 1883 to 1895, when the town rejoined Charleston County. The old courthouse, named in 1991 for former Mayor G. Magrath Darby Jr., has been used for newspaper offices, a school, seminary, Baptist church and Town Hall.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
Location. 32° 47.135′ N, 79° 52.461′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of King Street and Carr Street, on the right when traveling north on King Street. 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. War of 1812 Encampment (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery / Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Laing School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Friendship A.M.E. Church (about 400 feet away); Patjens Post Office
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(about 400 feet away); "Storm of the Century" (about 600 feet away); Ronkin's Long Room / Ferry Service (about 600 feet away); The Old Village (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
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October 6, 2010
2. Darby Building & Marker
Darby Building image. Click for full size.
3. Darby Building
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2010. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 11 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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