Elizabeth Timothy

Elizabeth Timothy (HMK1A)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 46.718', W 79° 55.607'

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"on the bay, near Vendue Range"
Elizabeth Timothy
in 1738, became the first woman newspaper publisher in America when she took control over publication of the
South Carolina Gazette
upon the death of her husband, Lewis Timothy. She continued to publish the paper until 1746 when her son, Peter Timothy, came of age and succeeded her.
This plaque in her honor was erected March 14, 1981, by the Lowcountry chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.
HM NumberHMK1A
Year Placed1981
Placed ByLowcountry chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600507 N 3627256
Decimal Degrees32.77863333, -79.92678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.718', W 79° 55.607'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 43.08" N, 79° 55' 36.42" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27 Vendue Range, Charleston SC 29401, US
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