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Sir William Berkeley

(1606-1677)

 
 
Sir William Berkeley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
1. Sir William Berkeley Marker
Inscription.
Brother of John Berkeley
Governor of Virginia
Loyal to Charles II
Hung Bacon's Supporters
Opposed Schools and Printing

 
Location. 34° 0.53′ N, 81° 2.614′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Richland Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lord William Craven (here, next to this marker); Duke of Albemarle (here, next to this marker); Sir John Colleton (a few steps from this marker); Sir George Carteret (a few steps from this marker); Earl of Clarendon (a few steps from this marker); Lord Ashley (a few steps from this marker); Lord John Berkeley (a few steps from this marker); The Figure Eight in South Carolina (a few steps from this marker); The Gonzales Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Lace House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  Sir William Berkeley. Sir William Berkeley (1605–1677) was a colonial governor of Virginia, and one of the Lords Proprietors of the Colony of Carolina; he was appointed to these posts
Sir William Berkeley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
2. Sir William Berkeley Marker
by King Charles I of England, of whom he was a favourite. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Sir William Berkeley Marker<br>Center (West) End of Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
3. Sir William Berkeley Marker
Center (West) End of Fountain
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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