“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)

The Old Village

The Old Village Marker image. Click for full size.
1. The Old Village Marker
Inscription.  By 1872, several settlements which had developed along Charleston Harbor, were incorporated as the Town of Mount Pleasant. The earliest hamlet was Greenwich Village (1766), followed by the Hibben Ferry Tract (1770), Mount Pleasant Plantation (1808), Hilliardsville (1847), and Lucasville (1853). The Old Village was bounded by Shem Creek, Simmons Street, Cove Inlet and the Harbor.
Erected 2002.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
Location. 32° 47.08′ N, 79° 52.313′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Royall Avenue and Ferry Street on Royall Avenue. 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. "Storm of the Century" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ronkin's Long Room / Ferry Service (about 300 feet away); Patjens Post Office (about 600 feet away); Confederate Cemetery / Memorial (about 600 feet
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away); Friendship A.M.E. Church (about 600 feet away); War of 1812 Encampment (about 700 feet away); Darby Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laing School (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
The Old Village Marker image. Click for full size.
October 6, 2010
2. The Old Village Marker
The Old Village Marker, looking southeast along Royall Avenue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2011
3. The Old Village Marker, looking southeast along Royall Avenue
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2010. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2010.   3. submitted on January 3, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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