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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Goose Creek, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Berkeley County, South Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Berkeley County, SC (92) Charleston County, SC (614) Clarendon County, SC (57) Dorchester County, SC (33) Georgetown County, SC (102) Orangeburg County, SC (60) Williamsburg County, SC (29)  BerkeleyCounty(92) Berkeley County (92)  CharlestonCounty(614) Charleston County (614)  ClarendonCounty(57) Clarendon County (57)  DorchesterCounty(33) Dorchester County (33)  GeorgetownCounty(102) Georgetown County (102)  OrangeburgCounty(60) Orangeburg County (60)  WilliamsburgCounty(29) Williamsburg County (29)
Location of Goose Creek, South Carolina
    Berkeley County (92)
    Charleston County (614)
    Clarendon County (57)
    Dorchester County (33)
    Georgetown County (102)
    Orangeburg County (60)
    Williamsburg County (29)
 
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1South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-45 — Boochawee Hall
Marker Front: Boochawee Hall, created in 1683 by a 2,400-acre grant, was owned by two colonial governors, father and son. James Moore (d. 1706), a trader and planter, served on the Grand Council and later led “the Goose Creek . . . — Map (db m29492) HM
2South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-55 — Broom Hall Plantation
(Front text) Broom Hall Plantation, later called Bloom Hall and still later Bloomfield, was first granted to Edward Middleton in 1678. By 1710 this property passed to Benjamin Gibbes (d. 1722), who named it for Broom House, his ancestral . . . — Map (db m28558) HM
3South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-46 — Button Hall
Marker Front: This plantation was once part of Boochawee Hall, owned by Governor James Moore (d. 1706). Moore left 615 acres to his daughter Rebecca, who married Thomas Barker (d. 1715) in 1709. Barker, who planted inland rice here, served . . . — Map (db m29493) HM
4South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-38 — Casey (Caice)
Marker Front: This African-American community grew up around a Methodist church founded during Reconstruction by a freedman named Casey or Caice. Its early services were under a tent, but a log cabin served as its first permanent church. In . . . — Map (db m29486) HM
5South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-56 — Crowfield Plantation
Crowfield Plantation, on the headwaters of Goose Creek, was originally granted to John Berringer in 1701. John Gibbes (1696-1764), a member of the Royal Assembly, sold it in 1721 to Arthur Middleton (1681-1737), also a member of the Royal Assembly. . . . — Map (db m28504) HM
6South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-57 — Early Indian Trading Paths / The Goose Creek Men
Early Indian Trading Paths One of the earliest major trading paths in the Carolina colony, dating from the first decade of English settlement 1670-1680, ran nearby. The colonists traded guns and ammunition, cloth, rum, and other goods for . . . — Map (db m27351) HM
7South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-63 — French Huguenot Plantation / Freedman's Plantation
French Huguenot Plantation Abraham Fleury, sometimes called Abraham Fleury Sieur De La Plaine, settled here about 1680. He was one of the first French Huguenot planters in Carolina. The Huguenots, Protestants who escaped the persecution of . . . — Map (db m41935) HM
8South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-50 — Goose Creek / City of Goose Creek
(Front text) Goose Creek This area has been called Goose Creek since the late 17th century. For almost 200 years after the Lords Proprietors granted large tracts to English, French Huguenot, and other planters, their plantations . . . — Map (db m27360) HM
9South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-59 — Goose Creek Bridge
[Front] The first bridge here, in use by 1680, had a raised road at either end and was built from split logs with the flat sides up, covered by sand or clay. Traffic over Goose Creek increased significantly after St. James, Goose Creek . . . — Map (db m29502) HM
10South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-6 — Goose Creek Church
The Parish of St. James was founded by Act of Assembly in 1706. The present edifice was begun in 1714, and completed in 1719. The Royal Arms of Great Britain can still be seen over the chancel, and here is preserved the Izard Hatchment, said to be . . . — Map (db m39091) HM
11South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-41 — Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall
[Front] Howe Hall Plantation, an inland rice plantation, was established here by Robert Howe, who came to S.C. in 1683. His first house here was later described as “tolerable.” Howe’s son Job (d. 1706) built a brick plantation . . . — Map (db m29524) HM
12South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-42 — Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall Elementary School
(Front text) Howe Hall Plantation Howe Hall Plantation was established here by Robert Howe about 1683 and passed to his son Job Howe (d. 1706), Speaker of the Commons House of Assembly 1700-05. Later owned by such prominent lowcountry . . . — Map (db m28079) HM
13South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-44 — Liberty Hall Plantation
Marker Front: This inland rice plantation has its origins in a 1683 grant. In 1726 Nathaniel Moore and his wife sold a 900-acre parcel to Isaac Mazyck (d. 1736). Mazyck’s son Benjamin (d. 1800), a rice planter, cattleman, and merchant, . . . — Map (db m29490) HM
14South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-53 — Mount Holly Station • Mount Holly
(Front text) Mount Holly Station Mount Holly Station, a depot on the Northeastern Railroad between Florence and Charleston, was built here about 1853. It was named for nearby Mount Holly Plantation, carved out of Thorogood Plantation . . . — Map (db m23583) HM
15South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-29 — Otranto Indigo Vat
Built 1750-1790 at Otranto Plantation and used to process dye from indigo, an important S.C. crop from 1747 to 1796. Moved here 1979. — Map (db m29485) HM
16South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-27 — Otranto Plantation
Originally known as "Yeshoe," this plantation was granted in 1679 to Arthur Middleton, great-granduncle of the signer of the Declaration of Independence. Called "Otranto" after 1771, when it was bought by Dr. Alexander Garden, noted physician and . . . — Map (db m29484) HM
17South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-40 — Springfield Plantation
Marker Front: Springfield Plantation, an inland rice plantation, was established here by Paul Mazyck (d. 1749), a planter and merchant who combined two large tracts on Foster Creek, a branch of Back River. His father Isaac, a French . . . — Map (db m29489) HM
18South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-47 — St. James, Goose Creek
Marker Front: St. James, Goose Creek was one of the first Anglican parishes in the lowcountry, created by the Church Act of 1706. The first church here , built in 1707, was a frame building. This Georgian brick church, covered in stucco, . . . — Map (db m29495) HM
19South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-54 — The Oaks
Marker Front: The Oaks, an inland rice plantation, was established here by Edward Middleton (d. 1685) on a 1678 grant from the Lords Proprietors. Middleton, a planter who came to S.C. from Barbados, received 1,630 acres on Yeaman’s Creek, . . . — Map (db m29497) HM
20South Carolina (Berkeley County), Goose Creek — 8-61 — The Yamasee War At Goose Creek, 1715
Marker Front: In April 1715 Yamasee warriors killed government agents and traders who had come to meet with them at Pocotaligo, in present-day Beaufort County. Others killed colonists and raided plantations and farms at Port Royal, . . . — Map (db m29505) HM
 
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