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North Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Liberty Hill

 
 
Liberty Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, December 16, 2010
1. Liberty Hill Marker
Inscription. Liberty Hill, established in 1871, is the oldest community in what is now North Charleston. In 1864 Paul and Harriet Trescot, "free persons of color" living in Charleston, owned 112 acres here. They sold land to Ishmael Grant, Aaron Middleton, and Plenty and William Lecque for a settlement for freedmen. These men donated an acre of the southeast corner to "the African Church," now St. Peter's African Methodist Episcopal Church.
 
Erected 2005 by the City of North Charleston and the North Charleston Heritage Corridor. (Marker Number 10-41.)
 
Location. 32° 52.825′ N, 79° 59.787′ W. Marker is in North Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Hassell Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4790 Hassell Ave., North Charleston SC 29405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Park Circle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charleston Naval Hospital Historic District (approx. 1.6 miles away); Charleston Naval Yard Officers' Quarters Historic District (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Navy Base (approx. 2 miles away); Greater Charleston Naval Base Memorial
Liberty Hill Marker at the Felix Pinckney Community Center image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, December 16, 2010
2. Liberty Hill Marker at the Felix Pinckney Community Center
(approx. 2 miles away); Wooden Ships And Iron Men (approx. 2 miles away); 41 For Freedom (approx. 2 miles away); The Gator Navy (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Charleston.
 
Categories. African AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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