“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)

Patjens Post Office

Patjens Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Patjens Post Office Marker
Inscription.  In 1899, the Patjens family built this small office adjacent to their store on Church Street, to serve as the post office in Mount Pleasant. The Patjens family served as postmasters until 1917. Patjens Post Office has been owned and maintained by the Alhambra Garden Club since 1971, when it was moved to Edwards Park. The club restored the building in 2001.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
Location. 32° 47.077′ N, 79° 52.421′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Pitt Street and Bank Street on Pitt 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. Ronkin's Long Room / Ferry Service (within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 Encampment (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Cemetery / Memorial (about 400 feet away); Darby Building (about 400 feet away);
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"Storm of the Century" (about 400 feet away); Friendship A.M.E. Church (about 500 feet away); The Old Village (about 600 feet away); Laing School (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Patjens Post Office & Marker image. Click for full size.
September 17, 2007
2. Patjens Post Office & Marker
Patjens Post Office Marker, along Pitt Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, January 2011
3. Patjens Post Office Marker, along Pitt Street
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2010. This page has been viewed 705 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2010.   3. submitted on January 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 3, 2023