Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
United States Marine Hospital
Placed by the Historical Commission of Charleston, S.C.
Location. 32° 46.668′ N, 79° 56.247′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on 20 Franklin Street near Poulnot Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. 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. Jenkins Orphanage (a few steps from this marker); Old Marine Hospital (a few steps from this marker); First Medical College of South Carolina Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Fielding Home for Funerals Moore-Trapman-Wragg House (about 700 feet away); Pollitzer House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cooper - O'Conner House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Philip Porcher House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Also see . . . Old Marine Hospital, From Wikipedia. The City of Charleston undertook its operation in 1834. During the Civil War, it was used for Confederate forces as well as seamen. It was badly damaged by Union bombardment. (Submitted on October 24, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.