“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mt. Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Alhambra Hall

Alhambra Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Alhambra Hall Marker
Inscription. In 1847, Charles Jugnot and Oliver Hillard, owners of Mount Pleasant Ferry Company, developed a picnic ground in a grove of live oaks, called Hortís Grove. They built the first Alhambra as a summer retreat and dance hall overlooking Charleston Harbor. The present building was constructed in 1937 and is maintained by the town as a multipurpose recreational facility.
Erected by Town of Mount Pleasant.
Location. 32° 46.782′ N, 79° 52.204′ W. Marker is in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Middle Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pierates Cruze / Pierates Cruze Gardens (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edmund Jenkins / Ocean Grove Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ronkin's Long Room / Ferry Service (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mount Pleasant Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Patjens Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Storm of the Century" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Cemetery / Memorial (approx. half a mile away).
Categories. Notable Buildings
Alhambra Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
October 6, 2010
2. Alhambra Hall Marker
Alhambra Hall image. Click for full size.
3. Alhambra Hall
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2010. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2010. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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