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Historical Markers in James Island, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Charleston 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 Charleston County, SC (630) Berkeley County, SC (92) Colleton County, SC (44) Dorchester County, SC (34) Georgetown County, SC (110)  CharlestonCounty(630) Charleston County (630)  BerkeleyCounty(92) Berkeley County (92)  ColletonCounty(44) Colleton County (44)  DorchesterCounty(34) Dorchester County (34)  GeorgetownCounty(110) Georgetown County (110)
Charleston is the county seat for Charleston County
James Island is in Charleston County
      Charleston County (630)  
ADJACENT TO CHARLESTON COUNTY
      Berkeley County (92)  
      Colleton County (44)  
      Dorchester County (34)  
      Georgetown County (110)  
 
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1South Carolina (Charleston County), James Island — 10-59 — Battery Cheves
(Front text) This four-gun Confederate artillery battery was one of several earthworks built on the southeastern shore of James Island in the summer of 1863. Built between Battery Simkins and Battery Haskell, this battery was named for . . . Map (db m29773) HM
2South Carolina (Charleston County), James Island — 10-58 — Battery Haskell
(Front text) This two-gun Confederate artillery battery and magazine is all that remains of Battery Haskell, a large fortification built on Legare’s Point in 1863 to help defend James and Morris Islands. This two-gun battery was just behind . . . Map (db m39708) HM
3South Carolina (Charleston County), James Island — Battle of Secessionville
This stone marks the site of the Battle of Secessionville June 16, 1862. Erected by Secessionville Chapter, U.D.C. 1924.Map (db m21319) HM
4South Carolina (Charleston County), James Island — Grice Marine Laboratory
The George D. Grice Marine Biological Laboratory In grateful appreciation of his forsight and tireless efforts which resulted in the establishment of this center for the study of and research in Marine Biology, the . . . Map (db m58758) HM
5South Carolina (Charleston County), James Island — Marshlands HouseCirca 1810
The Marshlands House was built by John Ball on his Cooper River rice plantation. In 1901 Marshlands was sold to the U,S. Navy for the shipyard. Threatened with demolition, the home was barged to its present location in 1961. The Federalist . . . Map (db m30630) HM
6South Carolina (Charleston County), James Island — 10-61 — Redoubt Number 3
(Front) Redoubt Number 3, built here in 1861-62, was one of six identical Confederate earthworks built across the enter of James Island, known collectively as the East Lines. Intended to help defend Charleston from Federal attacks up the . . . Map (db m30586) HM
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7South Carolina (Charleston County), James Island — Secessionville
The Battle of Secessionville, fought here on 16 June 1862, broke the Union advance through James Island against Charleston and was the most significant battle of the Civil War in South Carolina. Confederate troops under Col. Thomas G. Lamar . . . Map (db m29563) HM
8South Carolina (Charleston County), James Island — Site of Fort Johnson
Site of Fort Johnson In 1776 Prior to the battle of Sullivan's Island General William Moultrie here raised The First Flag of Liberty This building was a unit of the fort. (Emblem: D.A.R.) Placed by Rebecca Motte Chapter . . . Map (db m40075) HM
9South Carolina (Charleston County), James Island — The First Shot of the War of Secession
1861 - 1961 At half past four on the morning of April 12, 1861, from a mortar near this spot on Fort Johnson, the first shot of the War of Secession was fired, by order of Captain George S. James of the Confederate States Army. The . . . Map (db m29958) HM
 
 
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Sep. 25, 2022