The South Carolina Society

The South Carolina Society (HMI8Y)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 46.53', W 79° 55.851'

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Founded by French Huguenots September 1, 1737, was incorporated May 1, 1751, by the Provincial General Assembly and the Charter confirmed at the Court of St. James by George II December 20, 1752. To further the Society's activities this Hall and School, designed by the noted architect, Gabriel Manigault, was built in 1799-1804. The portico added in 1825, was designed by Frederick Wesner. The building is regarded as one of the most historic and beautiful in the nation.
HM NumberHMI8Y
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Preservation Society of Charleston series
Placed ByPreservation Society of Charleston
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600130 N 3626905
Decimal Degrees32.77550000, -79.93085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.53', W 79° 55.851'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 31.80" N, 79° 55' 51.06" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 72 Meeting St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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