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Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wando Pottery

 
 
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1. Wando Pottery Marker
Inscription.  Indians living along the Wando River 1200 years ago made distinctive pottery using limestone and clay from the river banks. This type of pottery is found only in the Wando River Basin and is distinguished by the presence of limestone used to temper the clay during the firing process. Some pottery shards exhibit impressed and stamped designs.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1200.
 
Location. 32° 53.792′ N, 79° 49.154′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 41 and Rivertown Blvd. on State Highway 41. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29466, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Lynch at Rivertowne (approx. one mile away); Phillips Community (approx. 1.2 miles away); Point Plantation / Richmond Plantation (approx. 1.6 miles away); Brickyard Plantation (approx. 3 miles away); Sweetgrass Baskets (approx. 3.1 miles away); Boone Hall Plantation
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(approx. 3˝ miles away); Snee Farm Historic Structures (approx. 3˝ miles away); Charles Pinckney (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Wando Pottery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kiera Reinertsen, November 16, 2010
2. Wando Pottery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,279 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2010. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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