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

The Elms Plantation

The Elms Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindy Bullard, December 16, 2010
1. The Elms Plantation Marker
Inscription.  Ralph Izard inherited The Elms after his father's death in 1749. During the Revolution he provided financial support to the Patriot cause. He also served as a foreign diplomat, advisor to George Washington, and US senator. The Elms, which remained in the Izard family for generations, was established here by Izard's great-grandfather (also named Ralph), who settled in SC in 1682.
Erected 1995 by The Elms of Charleston and Jacob Van der Ver Chapter, S.C. State Society of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. (Marker Number 10-17.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1749.
Location. 32° 59.005′ N, 80° 3.604′ W. Marker is in North Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Elms Plantation Blvd.. The marker is location at the end of Elms Plantation Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Elms (approx. 0.8 miles away); Broom Hall Plantation (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Oaks (approx. 1.4 miles away); Goose Creek / City of Goose Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away); Goose Creek Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Goose Creek Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Otranto Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away); St. James, Goose Creek (approx. 1.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,338 times since then and 248 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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