Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Among those believed to have been buried here were Daniel Latham and Mary Fisher Bayley Crosse. Latham, a Charleston merchant and shipwright, supposedly carried the news of the 1776 victory at Fort Moultrie to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. Mary Fisher Bayley Crosse, a native of England, was flogged at Cambridge University for her Quaker beliefs. Crosse, who traveled alone to the Ottoman Empire in 1660 and witnessed to Sultan Mahomet, became celebrated as "she who spake to the great Turk." In 1680 she settled in Charleston with her three children and second husband John Crosse.
Location. 32° 46.647′ N, 79° 55.967′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on King Street near Queen Street. Touch for map. Today,now stands a parking garage for City Government and employees. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Electrical Engineering Milestone (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Unitarian Church in Charleston (about 400 feet away); Home of Doctor John Lining (about 400 feet away); David Ramsay House (about 400 feet away); William Harvey House (about 400 feet away); Gedney Main Howe, Jr (about 400 feet away); The Most Reverend Emmet Michael Walsh (about 500 feet away); Hibernian Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 351 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.