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

Berkeley County

 
 
Berkeley County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 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 1976 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8- 22D.)
 
Location. 33° 17.308′ N, 79° 41.558′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on U.S. 17A, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located .2 miles north from State Road 45 intersection, on the Berkeley and Georgetown County line. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown SC 29453, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jamestown Veterans Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Lenud's Ferry (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Jamestown (approx. 1.9 miles away); Suttons Methodist Church (approx. 9.3 miles away); Georgetown County National Guard Memorial (approx. 13.4
Berkeley County Marker, looking north along US 17A image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 2009
2. Berkeley County Marker, looking north along US 17A
miles away); Silk Hope Plantation (approx. 13.7 miles away); Quenby Bridge (approx. 14.9 miles away); Quinby Bridge & Shubrick’s Plantation: The Disastrous “Raid of the Dog Days” (approx. 15 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Berkeley County, Wikipedia entry. Berkeley County, Wikipedia entry (Submitted on October 11, 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 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
Berkeley County Marker,lookins south US 17A into Jamestown, SC image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 2009
3. Berkeley County Marker,lookins south US 17A into Jamestown, SC
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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