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Home of Doctor John Lining

 
 
Home of Doctor John Lining Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
1. Home of Doctor John Lining Marker
Inscription. Who made the first systematic weather observations with instruments in America January 1738-February 1753
In this building, which probably ante-dates the year 1715...Dr. Lining lived...made observations of the weather...and may have conducted his apothecary shop...It is certain that is has been used for this last purpose since 1780....
 
Erected 1938 by City of Charleston.
 
Location. 32° 46.58′ N, 79° 55.971′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and King Street, on the left when traveling east on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Harvey House (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Peter Bocquet's House (within shouting distance of this marker); David Ramsay House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Rutledge Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurens - Rutledge House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Most Reverend Emmet Michael Walsh
Home of Doctor John Lining image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
2. Home of Doctor John Lining
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of St. Andrew's Hall (about 300 feet away); This Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dr. John Lining Timeline. (Submitted on February 13, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. Dr. John Lining. Site includes information of Dr. John Lining (Submitted on February 13, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PlacesScience & Medicine
 
Home of Doctor John Lining image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
3. Home of Doctor John Lining
Home of Doctor John Lining Marker and The Carolopolis Award image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2011
4. Home of Doctor John Lining Marker and The Carolopolis Award
Medallion:
Award 1967
Carolopolis
Condita A.D.
1670
Preservation Society of Charleston

The Carolopolis Award is a plaque placed on buildings that have been preserved, restored, rehabilitated or are outstanding examples of new construction. The award is presented to those individuals, businesses or organizations that currently own the property. The Carolopolis Award is a slightly modified reproduction of the seal of the City of Charleston. The word Carolopolis comes from the original name of the city.
Home of Doctor John Lining seen along Broad Street, looking eastward image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2011
5. Home of Doctor John Lining seen along Broad Street, looking eastward
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on January 1, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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