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

Berkeley County

 
 
Berkeley County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 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 1979 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8- 22E.)
 
Location. 33° 1.929′ N, 80° 9.844′ W. Marker is in Summerville, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 17A), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located North of E. 9th Street N.,at Dorchester/Berkrley County Line. Marker is in this post office area: Summerville SC 29483, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alston Graded School / Alston High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Old Town Hall (approx. 2 miles away); Newington Plantation (approx. 4.1 miles away); Old White Meeting House and Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); French Huguenot Plantation / Freedman's Plantation
Berkeley County Marker as seen along US 17A image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 2009
2. Berkeley County Marker as seen along US 17A
(approx. 5.2 miles away); Varner Town Indian Community (approx. 5.2 miles away); Crowfield Plantation (approx. 5.4 miles away); Old Dorchester (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summerville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Berkeley County, Wikipedia entry. Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. (Submitted on October 3, 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 October 3, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Berkeley County image. Click for full size.
By Sciway.net
3. Berkeley County
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 690 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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