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Josiah Flagg

1763~1816

 
 
Josiah Flagg 1763~1816 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 27, 2011
1. Josiah Flagg 1763~1816 Marker
Inscription. In this Churchyard is Buried Josiah Flagg 1763~1816 First native born American to make dentistry his life work and the first to carry to any foreign land evidence of American Dental Progress. Soldier in the American Revolution, sailor in the War of 1812, died in Charleston September 16, 1816.
 
Erected 1953 by Erected by the South Carolina Dental Association and the City of Charleston.
 
Location. 32° 46.726′ N, 79° 55.855′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Meeting Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 Meeting Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Independent or Congregational Church of Charlestown (within shouting distance of this marker); Ordinance of Secession (within shouting distance of this marker); Institute Hall / "The Union Is Dissolved!" (within shouting distance of this marker); Charleston Gas Light Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Burger's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); 54 Queen Street
Josiah Flagg 1763~1816 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 27, 2011
2. Josiah Flagg 1763~1816 Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Hutson (about 300 feet away); John Caldwell Calhoun (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsScience & MedicineWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Circular Congregational Church of Charleston, SC image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 27, 2011
3. Circular Congregational Church of Charleston, SC
Circular Congregational Church of Charleston, SC was founded in 1681 and is one of the oldest continuously worshipping congregations in the South.
Josiah Flagg 1763~1816 Marker and the graveyard image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 27, 2011
4. Josiah Flagg 1763~1816 Marker and the graveyard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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