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

Pitt Street Merchants

 
 
Pitt Street Merchants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Pitt Street Merchants Marker
Inscription. By the middle of the 20th Century, the residents of the old village shopped on Pitt Street. This area included grocery, hardware, and department stores; a dress shop, doctorsí offices, the pharmacy, barber shop, post office, and Mount Pleasant Academy. A passive control device then referred to as a “dumb policeman” directed traffic at the intersection of Venning, Pitt, and Church streets.
 
Erected 2004 by The City of Mount Pleasant.
 
Location. 32° 47.232′ N, 79° 52.594′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Pitt Street near Venning and Church Streets, on the right when traveling north. 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. Mount Pleasant Home for Destitute Children (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Andrew's Church (about 400 feet away); Etiwan Masonic Lodge (about 400 feet away); The Whilden House / 54th Massachusetts Regiment (about 500 feet away); Darby Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laing School
Pitt Street Merchants Marker, looking at the intersection of Pitt , Venning (r), and Church (l) Sts. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
2. Pitt Street Merchants Marker, looking at the intersection of Pitt , Venning (r), and Church (l) Sts.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); War of 1812 Encampment (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Pitt Street Merchants Marker, looking south along Pitt Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
3. Pitt Street Merchants Marker, looking south along Pitt Street
Pitt Street Merchants near the Marker, seen today, looking south image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
4. Pitt Street Merchants near the Marker, seen today, looking south
Pitt Street Merchants today a Cafe image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
5. Pitt Street Merchants today a Cafe
some present day Pitt Street Merchants image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
6. some present day Pitt Street Merchants
Pitt Street Merchants, Pitt St. Fitness image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
7. Pitt Street Merchants, Pitt St. Fitness
Marker near mailbox in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 3, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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