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

"The Kings Highway"

 
 
"The Kings Highway" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 14, 2011
1. "The Kings Highway" Marker
Inscription.  
Route traveled by
George Washington
on his southern tour
1791
Erected by
Rebecca Motte Chapter
Daughters Of The American Revolution
Charleston, S.C.
George Washington Bicentennial
1732 — 1932
[D.A.R. Emblem included]

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1791.
 
Location. 32° 47.449′ N, 79° 52.443′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Coleman Blvd. (State Highway 703) near Simmons Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. The King's Highway / Coleman Boulevard (within shouting distance of this marker); General William Moultrie / Moultrie Schools (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jasper Green/ Sergeant William Jasper (about 500 feet away);
"The Kings Highway" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 14, 2011
2. "The Kings Highway" Marker
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Etiwan Masonic Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Andrew's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church (approx. Ό mile away); Pitt Street Merchants (approx. 0.3 miles away); Laing School (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Regarding "The Kings Highway". The section of road that passed through Mount Pleasant became one of the first coastal roadways serving as a colonial post road for the delivery of mail.
 
"The Kings Highway" Marker,seen at Coleman Blvd. (S.C.703) and Simmons Street intersection image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 14, 2011
3. "The Kings Highway" Marker,seen at Coleman Blvd. (S.C.703) and Simmons Street intersection
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 547 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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Jun. 29, 2022