Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
A Private Residence
—c. 1788 —
Mr. Mordecai, originally opposed to secession, became a blockade runner in support of the Confederacy and lost his entire fortune. Forced to flee to Baltimore after the war, he was again very successful in business. In 1870 Mr. Mordecai, at his own expense, brought home the bodies of South Carolina soldiers who fell at Gettysburg.
Erected by Preservation Society of Charleston.
Location. 32° 46.53′ N, 79° 55.86′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Meeting Street 0.1 miles south of Broad Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 69 Meeting Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Constitutional Convention of 1868 (here, next to this marker); The South Carolina Society (a few steps from this marker); John Cordes Prioleau House (within James Francis Byrnes (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Michael's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Branford-Horry House (within shouting distance of this marker); St Michael's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge Robert Pringle House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Civil •
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