Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Home of Dr. John Lining

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Location: at 106 Broad Street at King Street, Charleston, SC.
County: Charleston
Coordinates: N 32° 46.577    W 079° 55.965
  32.77628333    -79.93275
Style: Mounted **


Home of Dr. John Lining

Who made the first systematic weather observations with instruments in America

January 1738 ~ February 1753

In this building, which probably antedates the year 1715 .... Dr. lining lived … made observations of the weather ....and may have conducted his apothecary shop .... it is certain that it has been used for this last purpose since 1780 ....

Erected by the city of Charleston

January 11, 1938


John Lining and his Contributions to Early American Science
John Lining Time Line