Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Fort Mechanic
Erected 1948 by Historical Commission of Charleston, S.C.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
Location. 32° 46.29′ N, 79° 55.689′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on East Battery Street, 0.1 miles south of Atlantic Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located on a brick wall next to the Edmonston-Alston House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A House in Mourning: Death of a Soldier (within shouting distance of this marker); 18 Church Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 6 Water Street - Francis Saltus House (about 500 feet away); Dr. Vincent Le Seigneur HouseYoung-Johnson House (about 500 feet away); The Salvaging of this Gun (about 600 feet away); 42 Church Street (about 600 feet away); Joseph Verree House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 27, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.