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


Seaside Marker - Side A image. Click for full size.
April 13, 2010
1. Seaside Marker - Side A
Side A
The earliest documented owner of the property known as Seaside was Thomas Whitesides. A plat shows the property included a main house, a barn, other outbuildings, and a row of four slave cabins. The land was divided among his five sons in the 1790s. There was a succession of owners throughout the nineteenth century. By 1859, Peter P. Bonneau owned the property and produced cotton, corn, sweet

Side B
potatoes, butter, and wool, typical products grown on Christ Church Parish farms. During the 1890s, owner Theodore Stoney divided the land into small parcels, sold chiefly to African American farmers, which now make up the community of Four Mile. Other portions of the original property are part of the mixed-use development known as Seaside Farms.
Erected 2009.
Location. 32° 49.27′ N, 79° 49.041′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Long Grove Road and Riviera Road on Long Grove Road. 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 as the crow flies. Mount Pleasant Waterworks (approx. 1.1 miles away); Christ Church

Seaside Marker - Side B image. Click for full size.
April 13, 2010
2. Seaside Marker - Side B
(approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Christ Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Snee Farm (approx. 1.6 miles away); Confederate Lines (approx. 1.7 miles away); Slave Community (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Snee Farm (approx. 1.8 miles away); Charles Pinckney - Statesman (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Seaside Marker image. Click for full size.
October 6, 2010
3. Seaside Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2010. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2010. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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