Historic Markers Across South Carolina



John's Island



Marker ID:  
Location: U.S. Hwy. 17 at S.C. Hwy. 20, 1 mi. N of John's Island, SC
County: Charleston
Coordinates:   
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
 



Text:

1 mile. Once St. John´s Island. One of the earliest racing studs in the province started here at Fenwick Hall. 1779, Prevost´s British force occupied this island after their unsuccessful attempt on Charlestown. 1780, Sir Henry Clinton here disembarked the army which besieged and captured Charlestown.

Erected by the South Carolina Historical Commission ca. 1936-1945;
missing as of July 2009, according to Mr. John Hauser


Notes:

Erected by the South Carolina Historical Commission ca. 1936-1945; missing as of July 2009, according to Mr. John Hauser.