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Site of Old Charles Town

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2013
1. Site of Old Charles Town Marker
Inscription.
Erected by
The Charles Town Chapter
Children of the American Revolution
November 25th 1909
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This block of regal blue marble
from the quarries at Regal North Carolina
marks the site of Old Charles Town,
South Carolina. Settled by the English
in the reign of King Charles II.
A.D. 1670
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Executive Committee
Mrs. W. Moultrie Gourdin,   Pres’t   C.A.R.
Miss Martha Washington
Miss Mabel L. Webber
Miss Alice W. Rutledge
Mrs. Edmund Rhett
Henry A. M. Smith  Esq.
Edward T. Legare   Esq.
Capt. Thomas Pickney
Ex. Gov. D. Clinch Heyward
Allard Memminger M.D.   Chairman
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Erected 1909 by Children of the American Revolution - Charles Town Chapter.
 
Location. 32° 48.291′ N, 79° 59.19′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Old Town Plantation Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at Charles Towne Landing, just north of the the Legare Waring House. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hints of Slave Row (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2013
2. Site of Old Charles Town Marker
Foundations of the Southern Plantation (about 500 feet away); 300th Anniversary of the Settlement of Charles Towne (about 600 feet away); Tales of the Tub (about 600 feet away); In Trust (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Foundations of the Southern Plantation (about 600 feet away); The Search Goes On (about 600 feet away); A Unique Find Brings Unanswered Questions (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Site of Old Charles Town Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2013
3. Site of Old Charles Town Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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