Mt. Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Chapel. The Horlbecks developed the brick yard into a major enterprise. From 1850 to 1860, twenty five million bricks were produced at a profit of $170,000. The brick yard operated throughout the nineteenth century and was later known as the Horlbeck Brick and Tile Company. The facility consisted of several kilns, workshops, drying areas, a brick lined cistern, a commissary, and a steam boiler. The boilerís brick chimney stands today.
Location. 32° 51.342′ N, 79° 48.138′ W. Marker is in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29466, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured Sweetgrass Baskets (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Lines (approx. one mile away); Snee Farm (approx. one mile away); Cook's Old Field Cemetery / Copahee Plantation and Hamlin Beach (approx. one mile away); Christ Church (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Christ Church (approx. one mile away); Shell Rings and Shell Middens (approx. 1.2 miles away); Charles Pinckney - Statesman (approx. 1.5 miles away).
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2010. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 7, 2010. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.