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Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Charleston Waterfront

 
 
Charleston Waterfront Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
1. Charleston Waterfront Marker

Inscription.

Fort Moultrie
1776
First complete victory
in Revolution


Fort Sumter
1829
Longest Siege in warfare
1863-186


Fort Johnson
1704
First shot in Civil War

←   Castle Pickney
1794

←   Cooper River
Formerly Wando – Renamed 1672
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English settled here       1670
Spanish-French Siege       1706
Stefe Bonnet, pirate and his crew buried here       1716
First Independent flag       1765
First victory over British       1776
Captured by British       1780

James Island   →

Ashley River   →
Formerly Kiawa – Renamed 1666
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First shot of Civil War       1861
Firs Iron clad batteries       1861
First attack of iron clad squadron       1863
First submarine       1863
First machine gun       1863
Occupied by Federal troops       1865

 
Location. 32° 46.159′ N, 79° 55.726′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker can be reached from E Battery near Murray Blvd., on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the waterfront walkway at the Battery. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Charleston Waterfront Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
2. Charleston Waterfront Marker
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Defenders of Charleston (within shouting distance of this marker); Seven - Inch Banded Brooks Rifle (within shouting distance of this marker); Ten - Inch Smooth Bore Columbaid Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Moultrie (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ten - Inch Smooth Bore Columbaid Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Pringle (DD-477) (within shouting distance of this marker); Hurricane Hugo (within shouting distance of this marker); Eleven - Inch Dahlgren Gun (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on the Batter image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
3. Marker on the Batter
Fort Sumter image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2013
4. Fort Sumter
Castle Pickney image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2013
5. Castle Pickney
Site of the First English Settlement in SC - Charles Towne image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2013
6. Site of the First English Settlement in SC - Charles Towne
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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