Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Among those believed to have been buried here were Daniel Latham and Mary Fisher Bayley Crosse. Latham, a Charleston merchant and shipwright, supposedly carried the news of the 1776 victory at Fort Moultrie to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. Mary Fisher Bayley Crosse, a native of England, was flogged at Cambridge University for her Quaker beliefs. Crosse, who traveled alone to the Ottoman Empire in 1660 and witnessed to Sultan Mahomet, became
Erected 1998 by Preservation Society of Charleston.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1681.
Location. 32° 46.647′ N, 79° 55.967′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on King Street near Queen Street. Today,now stands a parking garage for City Government and employees. 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. First Central Station in South Carolina (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Unitarian Church in Charleston (about 400 feet away); Home of Doctor John Lining (about 400 feet away); David Ramsay House (about 400 feet away); William Harvey House (about 400 feet away); Gedney Main Howe, Jr (about 400 feet away); The Most Reverend Emmet Michael Walsh (about 500 feet away); Hibernian Hall (about 500 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 October 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.