Charleston County (10)

Historic Markers Across South Carolina

 

Charleston County was created on 1769.

The county seat is in Charleston, SC.,
and the county is 1,358 Square Miles in area.



  Click here to visit the Charleston county home page.

  FIPS Code: 12019

  Information about Charleston County, South Carolina, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Charleston County.

 

There are 196 Historic Markers in Charleston County.

41 For Freedom   -    
  at the eastern terminus Everglades Avenue, near the Cooper riverfront, Charleston Naval Complex, North Charleston, SC        

90 East Bay Street Ancrum Wharf Building   -    
  90 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC        

A House in Mourning: Death of a Soldier   -    
  21 East Battery St, Charleston, SC        

African American Cemetery   -    
  At the small cemetery, on the east side of SC 703, Sullivan’s Island, SC.        

Alhambra Hall   -    
  On Middle Street, Mount Pleasant, SC        

Archibald Rutledge Birthplace   -    10-35
  at the intersection of Pinckney Street and Rutledge Court, McClellanville, SC.        

Arthur Ravenel, Jr. / Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge   -    
  Next to the north bound exit ramp from US 17 to West Coleman Blvd.        

Battery Cheves   -   SCHM 10-59
  on Robert E. Lee Blvd, south of Preston Road, Charleston, SC.        

Battery Haig   -   SCHM 10-51
  just off East Shore Ln., Oakland Subdivision, James Island, SC        

Battery Haskell   -   SCHM 10-58
  Schooner Drive, Charleston, SC.        

Battery Huger   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Battery Number 5   -   SCHM 10-56
  Seaside Plantation Dr. between Secessionville Rd. and Planters Trace Dr., James Island, SC        

Battle of Burden's Causeway   -   SCHM 10-50
  at the intersection of River Road and Plow Ground Road (South Carolina Road 10-1156), Johns Island, SC.        

Battle of Fort Sullivan   -   SCHM 10-46
  On Poe Ave. at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina        

Battle of Sol-Legare Island   -    
  on Sol Legare Road (South Carolina Route 10-432) near Old Sol Legare Road, Secessionville, SC     

Belvidere School Site   -   SCHM 10-23
  on road 54 at road 1493 on John's 1sland        

Black and White Worlds / The Varied Landscapes of a Town House Lot   -    
  51 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC        

Blockade Runners   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Boone Hall Plantation   -   SCHM 10-31
  Intersection of U.S. Hwy. 17 N and Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant        

Brickyard Plantation   -    
  On Brickyard Parkway, west of US 17, Mount Pleasant, SC        

British Attack at Breach Inlet / Battery Marshall   -    
  at the intersection of Jasper Boulevard (State Highway 703) and Middle Street, Sullivans Island, SC     

Burke High School   -   SCHM 10-67
  on Fishburne Street between President Street and Hagood Avenue, Charleston, SC.        

Calvary Episcopal Church   -   SCHM 10-66
  04-106 Line Street, Charleston, SC        

Camp of Wild's "African Brigade," 1863-1864 / Wild's Brigade Cemetery   -   SCHM 10-64
  Folly Beach Community Center, 55 Center St., Folly Beach, SC        

Cannon Row   -    
  At Fort Moultrie NM on Poe St, Sullivan's Island, SC        

Cannon Street Hospital / McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital   -   SCHM 10-68
  135 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC        

Cannon Street Y   -    
  61 Cannon St, Charleston, SC        

Cannon Street Y   -    
  61 Cannon St, Charleston, SC        

CCC - Civilian Conservation Corps   -    
  just past the school at 2015 Ion Ave, Sullivan's Island, SC        

Chamber of Commerce   -   SCHM 10-9
  50 Broad Street, Charleston, SC        

Channel 2 & Suzie Q   -    
  on McGrath Darby Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and John Rutledge   -    
  on the brick wall of churchyard of St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.        

Charleston Naval Hospital Historic District   -    
  1960 Turnbull Avenue, North Charleston SC        

Charleston Naval Yard Officers' Quarters Historic District   -    
  at the intersection of Everglades Avenue and Navy Way, Charleston, SC        

Charleston Navy Yard Historic District   -    
  1975 North Hobson Avenue, North Charleston, SC        

Charleston's Past   -    
  at Fort Moultrie on Sullivans Island, Charleston, SC        

Christ Church   -   SCHM 10-7
  on US 17 NE of Mount Pleasant at Road 97 at Christ Church        

City Market   -    
  Mounted to the entrance to the market on Meeting Street, between N marker and S Market.        

Civil War Defense of Sullivan's Island   -    
  At Fort Moultrie NM on Poe St, Sullivan's Island, SC        

Coleman Boulevard   -    
  in front of the Moultrie Middle School at 645 Coleman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC        

Confederate Lines   -   SCHM 10-39
  on Old Georgetown Rd east of US 17, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Constitutional Convention of 1868   -   SCHM 10-100
  69 Meeting St, Charleston, SC        

Cook's Old Field Cemetery / Copahee Plantation and Hamlin Beach   -   SCHM 10-74
  2543 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, SC        

CS H. L. Hunley   -   SCHM 10-27
  Foe Ave., Sullivans lsland, near Ft. Moultrie        

Darby Building   -    
  on King Street, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Discovering the Hunley   -    
  At Fort Moultrie NM on Poe St, Sullivan's Island, SC        

Drayton Family   -   SCHM 10-14
  At the gate to Drayton Hall, SC 61, (Ashley River Rd.) 0.9 mile from Charleston, SC        

Drayton Hall   -   SCHM 10-14
  At the gate to Drayton Hall, SC 61, (Ashley River Rd.) 0.9 mile from Charleston, SC        

Edmund Jenkins   -    
  on McCants Drive between Greenwich and Simmons Streets, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Eighteenth Century   -    
  Charleston Waterfront Park on Concord Street, Charleston, SC        

Elizabeth Timothy   -    
  on Queen Street, just east of East Bay Street, Charleston, SC.        

Etiwan Masonic Lodge   -    
  In front of the Etiwan Masonic Lodge on Royall Ave, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Federal Expedition on John's Island   -   SCHM 10-50
  at the intersection of River Road and Plow Ground Road (South Carolina Road 10-1156), Johns Island, SC.        

Flags of the Fort at Fort Sumter   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Fort Moultrie   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Fort Pemberton   -   SCHM 10-62
  221 Yates Ave., Riverland Terrace, James Island, SC        

Fort Sumter 1861-1865   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Fort Sumter Bombarded   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Fort Sumter Today   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

French Botanical Garden   -   SCHM 10-54
  on Aviation Road        

Friendship A.M.E. Church   -    10-38
  at the church on Royall Ave, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

From Military Base to National Park   -    
  At Fort Moultrie NM on Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC        

General William Moultrie   -    
  in front of the Moultrie Middle School at 645 Coleman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC        

Grave of Colonel William A. Washington   -   SCHM 10-21
  on US 17 at Rantowles (three quarters of a mile N on Live Oak Plantation)        

Greater Charleston Naval Base Memorial   -    
  at the eastern terminus Everglades Avenue, near the Cooper riverfront, Charleston Naval Complex, North Charleston, SC        

Greyhounds of the Fleet   -    
  at the eastern terminus Everglades Avenue, near the Cooper riverfront, Charleston Naval Complex, North Charleston, SC        

H.L. Hunley   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

H.M.S. Seraph   -   SCHM 
  on Mary Murray Drive. in Charleston, South Carolina.        

Hampstead Cemetery   -   SCHM 10-70
  46 Reid St., Charleston, SC        

Hampton Park Terrace   -   SCHM 10-71
  uger St. just SW of Rutledge Ave., Charleston, SC        

Hampton Plantation   -   SCHM 10-40
  on Hwy 17 North of McClellanville South Carolina.        

Harry M. Hallman, Jr.   -    
  on Harry M. Hallman, Jr. Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Hibben House   -   DAR 
  111 Hibben Street, Mount Pleasant, SC        

Hibernian Society   -    
  On Meeting St, Charleston, SC        

Hobcaw Plantation   -   SCHM 10-52
  on North Shelmore Blvd. near Faye Lane, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Hobcaw Point Powder Magazine   -    
  at the intersection of Muirhead Road (State Road 10-503) and Sugar Cane Way, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Hobcaw Shipyards   -    
  at the intersection of East Hobcaw Drive (State Road 10-1515) and Hobcaw Drive (State Road 10-503), Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Hog Island   -    
  on Patriots Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC        

Holding the Fort   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Home of Dr. John Lining   -    
  at 106 Broad Street at King Street, Charleston, SC.        

Immaculate Conception School   -    
  200 Coming Street, Charleston, SC        

Institute Hall   -    10-69
  on Meeting Street, Charleston, SC.        

Ironclads Attack   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Jacob Bond I'On   -   SCHM 10-30
  Mathis Ferry Road (State Road 10-56) near North Shelmore Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

James F. Byrnes   -   SCHM 10-13
  Marion Square, near the bandstand, Charleston, SC        

Jenkins Orphanage   -   SCHM 10-57
  3923 Azalea Dr., North Charleston, SC        

John Rutledge Home   -   SCHM 10-12
  116 Broad Street, Charleston, SC        

John's Island   -    
  U.S. Hwy. 17 at S.C. Hwy. 20, 1 mi. N of John's Island, SC     

John's Island Presbyterian Church   -   SCHM 10-2
  From SC 700 take Road 20 (Bohicket Road) toward the ocean about 3 miles        

Jonathan Jasper Wright Law Office   -   SCHM 10-82
  on Queen Street just east of King Street, Charleston, SC        

Joseph Manigault House   -    
  Meeting St., behind house on garden path, Charleston, SC        

Kress Building / Civil Rights Sit-In   -   SCHM 10-79
  on King St, between Wentworth and Society Sts, Charleston, SC        

Laing School   -    10-37
  on Royall Ave just north of King Street, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Laurel Hill Plantation   -   SCHM 10-18
  Above Mt. Pleasant. off US 17 about-'14 mile on SC 41        

Liberty Hill   -   SCHM 10-41
  t the Felix Pinckney Community Center, 4790 Hassell St., North Charleston, SC        

Lincolnville School / Lincolnville Elementary School   -   SCHM 10-47
  West Broad St., Lincolnville, W of Ladson        

Lord Cornwallis   -   SCHM 10-11
  120 Charleston Blvd., Isle of Palms        

Magnolia Cemetery   -   SCHM 10-53
  at the intersection of Cunnington Avenue and Meeting Street Road in Charleston, South Carolina        

Magnolia Plantation - 1676   -    
  at the intersection of Magnolia Plantation Road and Ashley River Road (SC Hwy 61) in Charleston, South Carolina.        

Major General William Moultrie   -    
  At Fort Moultrie NM on Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC        

Major General William Moultrie   -    
  At Fort Moultrie NM, o214 Middle Street, Sullivans Island, SC        

Marion Square   -    
  In Mation Square on King Street, Charleston, SC        

Maryville   -   SCHM 10-33
  at the intersection of Saint Andrews Boulevard and 5th Avenue, Charleston, SC.        

Maybank Green   -   SCHM 10-52
  on North Shelmore Blvd. near Faye Lane, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

McClellanville   -   SCHM 10-24
  SE corner, US 17 and road 1189        

Mills House Hotel   -   SCHM 10-45
  Corner of Meeting and Queen Sts., Charleston, SC        

Milton’s Ferry Tavern   -    
  on Patriots Point Road, Mt Pleasant, SC        

Miss Izard's School   -   SCHM 10-44
  on President Place near President Street, Charleston, SC.        

Morris Island   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Moultrie Schools   -    
  in front of the Moultrie Middle School at 645 Coleman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC        

Mount Pleasant Academy   -    
  in front of the Mount Pleasant Academy on Center Street, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church   -   SCHM 10-25
  302 Hibben St., Mt. Pleasant, corner of Church & Hibben        

Mount Pleasant Waterworks   -    
  on Rifle Range Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Night Attack   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Nineteenth Century   -    
  Charleston Waterfront Park on Concord Street, Charleston, SC        

Ocean Grove Cemetery   -    
  on McCants Drive between Greenwich and Simmons Streets, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Old Bank Building   -   SCHM 10-4
  NW corner of Church and Broad Streets, Charleston, SC        

Old Bethel Methodist Church   -   SCHM 10-72
  222 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC        

Old Wappetaw Church   -   SCHM 10-29
  on Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) 0.1 miles north of Fifteen Mile Landing Road (South Carolina Route 10-584), Awendaw, SC .        

Park Circle   -   SCHM 10-42
  Park Cir., North Charleston, SC        

Patjens Post Office   -    
  at the intersection of Pitt Street and Bank Street, Mount Pleasant, SC        

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum   -    
  on Patriots Point Road at Harry M. Hallman, Jr. Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC        

Phillips Community   -    
  at the intersection of South Carolina Route 41 and Joe Rouse Road, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Pierates Cruze / Pierates Cruze Gardens   -    
  on Pierates Cruze, Mount Pleasant, SC        

Pitt Street Merchants   -    
  on Pitt Street near the intersection with Vennings Street, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Plainsfield Plantation   -   SCHM 10-73
  4611 Towles Road, Hollywood, SC        

Point Plantation   -   SCHM 10-55
  on S Pincknet Street (St Rd S-10-9) McClellanville, SC.        

Pollitzer House   -   SCHM 10-49
  On Pitt Street between Wentworth and Baufain Streets, Charleston, SC.        

Ratification of the Federal Constitution   -    
  on East Bay Street at Broad Street, Charleston, SC.        

Redoubt Number 3   -   SCHM 10-61
  on 5 Oaks Court, Approx. 150 yards south of Fort Johnson Road along, Charleston, SC.        

Revolutionary Artillery   -    
  79 Cumberland Street, Charleston, SC        

Rifle Range Road   -   SCHM 10-32
  On Ben Sawyer Blvd (SC 703) at McCants Dt., Mt Pleasant, SC        

Riversville / Battle of Secessionville   -   SCHM 10-34
  Eastern end of Fort Lamar Rd., James Island, SC        

Riviera Theater   -    
  On the side of the theater on market St at King St, Charleston, SC        

Robert Smalls   -    
  1 Vendue Range, Charlestonn SC        

Ronkin's Long Room / Ferry Service   -    
  on Pitt Street and Ferry St, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Royal Judge John Drayton   -    
  at the intersection of Magnolia Plantation Road and Ashley River Road (SC Hwy 61) in Charleston, South Carolina.        

Seaside   -    
  On Long Grove Dr at Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Septima Poinsette Clark 1898-1987   -    
  360 Concord St, Fort Sumter National Monument, Charleston, SC        

Seventeenth Century   -    
  Charleston Waterfront Park on Concord Street, Charleston, SC        

Shell Rings and Shell Middens   -    
  at the intersection of Rifle Range Road (State Road S10-51) and Old Marsh Parkway, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Shelmore Boulevard   -    
  on North Shelmore Blvd. near Sanibel Street., Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Shem Creek   -    
  just north of Shem Creek on West Coleman Boulevard, Mt Pleasant, SC.        

Shipyard Road   -    
  on North Shelmore Blvd. near Sanibel Street., Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Site of Fort Johnson in 1776   -   DAR 
  217 Fort Johnson Rd, Charleston, SC        

Slave Auctions   -   SCHM 10-91
  East Bay St. & Gillon St., Old Exchange, Charleston, SC        

Snee Farm   -   SCHM 10-20
  on US 17 at entrance to Boone Hall Plantation. Mt. Pleasant        

South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company   -   SCHM 10-1
  Original Track Location in Charleston city        

St. Andrew's Parish Church   -    
  on Ashley River Road in Charleston, South Carolina.        

St. Andrews Church   -    
  at the church on Royall Ave, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

St. James Santee Parish Church   -   SCHM 10-26
  In front of the church, McClellanville        

St. James, Santee   -   SCHM 10-19
  on US 17 about 1 mile South of South Santee River Bridge        

St. John's Church   -   SCHM 10-22
  5 Clifford Street, Charleston, SC        

St. Michael's Church   -   SCHM 10-5
  St. Michael's churchyard, corner of Broad and Meeting Streets, Charleston, SC        

St. Paul's, Stono / St. Paul's Churchyard   -   SCHM 10-36
  Church Flats Rd., off S.C. Hwy. 162 just W of Stono Plantation Dr., Meggett, SC        

St. Philip's Church   -   SCHM 10-6
  Churchyard on Church Street, Charleston, SC        

Star of the West   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Storm of the Century   -    
  on Royall Ave at Carr Street, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Swamp Angel   -    
  At Fort Sumter, Ft Sumter NP, Charleston, SC        

Sweetgrass Baskets   -   SCHM 10-28
  on Hwy 17 North of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.        

The Civil War Submarine, H.L. Hunley   -    
  on John Street near Meeting Street, Charleston, SC     

The Douxsaint House   -    
  132 Church St, Charleston, SC        

The Elms   -   SCHM 10-60
  at the L. Mendel Rivers Library, 9200 University Blvd., Charleston Southern University Campus, North Charleston, SC        

The Elms Plantation   -   SCHM 10-17
  on Elms Plantation Blvd. off US 78 about 1/2 mile from 1-27        

The Gator Navy   -    
  at the eastern terminus Everglades Avenue, near the Cooper riverfront, Charleston Naval Complex, North Charleston, SC        

The Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina   -   SCHM 10-15
  Church Street side, C&S Bank, Church & Broad Streets. Charleston, SC        

The Hunley Recovery Project   -    
  At Fort Moultrie NM on Poe St, Sullivan's Island, SC        

The Joseph Manigault House   -    
  Attached to the brick wall surrounding the Joseph Manigault House at 350 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC        

The King’s Highway   -    
  in front of the Moultrie Middle School at 645 Coleman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC        

The Landscape of the Enslaved   -    
  51 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC        

The Medal of Honor Museum   -    
  on Patriots Point Road at Harry M. Hallman, Jr. Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC        

The Old Exchange   -   SCHM 
  on East Bay Street Charleston, South Carolina        

The Old Village   -    
  on Royall Ave at Ferry Street, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

The Parsonage   -   SCHM 10-44
  on President Place near President Street, Charleston SC.        

The Progressive Club   -   SCHM 10-81
  River Rd east of Edenvale Rd, Johns Island, SC        

The Rev. John G. Drayton   -   SCHM 
  on Magnolia Plantation Road near Ashley River Road (South Carolina Highway 61).        

The Seizure of the Planter   -   SCHM 10-76
  40 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC        

The Siege of Charleston, 1780   -   SCHM 10-65
  At Marion Square on King St. Charleston, SC        

The Stono Rebellion (1739)   -   SCHM 10-48
  Located on US 17 North of Hwy 162.        

The Union is Dissolved!   -    10-69
  on Meeting Street, Charleston, SC.        

The Walled City of Charles Town   -    
  on E. Bay St. (US 52), Charleston, SC        

The Whilden House / 54th Massachusetts Regiment   -    
  on Bennett Street, Mount Pleasant, SC        

Thomas Lynch at Rivertowne   -    
  at the intersection of Riverbluff Lane and Laurel Springs Lane, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

Thomas Pinckney, 1750-1828   -   SCHM 10-19
  on US 17 about 1 mile South of South Santee River Bridge        

Thomas Smith   -   SCHM 10-3
  East Bay Street and Longitude Lane, Charleston, SC        

Trinity Methodist Church, original site   -   SCHM 10-8
  Hasell Street and Maiden Lane, Charleston, SC        

Twentieth Century   -    
  Charleston Waterfront Park on Concord Street, Charleston, SC        

U.S. Courthouse and Post Office / Briggs V. Elliot   -   SCHM 10-85
  83 Broad St, Charleston, SC        

United Order of Tents Building   -    
  73 Cannon St, Charleston, SC        

USS Yorktown (CV-10)   -    
  on Patriots Point Road at the entrance to the Cold War memorial, Mt Pleasant, SC        

Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company   -    
  on East Bay Street at Broad Street, Charleston, SC.        

Wando Pottery   -    
  intersection of South Carolina Route 41 and Rivertown Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC.        

War of 1812 Encampment   -   SCHM 10-10
  Confederate Cemetery on Carr Street, Mount Pleasant        

William Hammet   -   SCHM 10-8
  Hasell Street and Maiden Lane, Charleston, SC        

William Rhett House   -   SCHM 10-43
  On Hasell Street, Charleston, SC        

Windsor Hill Plantation   -   SCHM 10-63
  3790 Ashley Phosphate Rd. at Windsor Hill Blvd., North Charleston, SC        

 

M  - The marker is missing.
R  - The marker has been removed.