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Mudville in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Berkeley County

 
 
Berkeley County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2009
1. Berkeley County Marker
Inscription. This county was designated a court and land conveyance district in 1682, and an election district in 1683. It was named for two brothers, Lord John and Sir William Berkeley, both Lord Proprietors of Carolina. Over the years, functions of this early county have changed. Modern Berkeley was created in 1882. Several boundary changes occurred 1893-1921.
 
Erected 1991 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8- 22B.)
 
Location. 33° 8.101′ N, 80° 18.676′ W. Marker is in Mudville, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Old Gilliard Road (State Highway 27) near Jared Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located .1 miles from I-26,exit 187 south junction. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgeville SC 29472, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moorefield Memorial Highway, (Southern Terminus) (approx. 2.4 miles away); Revolutionary War Cannon (approx. 2.4 miles away); Four Holes Swamp (approx. 2.4 miles away); Four Holes Swamp Bridge / Harley's Tavern (approx. 2.4 miles away); Ridgeville
Berkeley County Marker, looking south along Old Gilliard Road (State Road 27) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2009
2. Berkeley County Marker, looking south along Old Gilliard Road (State Road 27)
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Cypress Methodist Camp Ground (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dorchester (approx. 4.9 miles away); Spring Hill Methodist Church (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Berkeley County, Wikipedia entry. Berkeley County is part of Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. (Submitted on September 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Sir William Berkeley (c. 1608-1677). August 1641 he was appointed governor of Virginia. (Submitted on September 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
Berkeley County Marker, looking north along State Road 27 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2009
3. Berkeley County Marker, looking north along State Road 27
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 717 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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