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Charleston (S.C.)


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • City of Charleston (S.C.)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        (aat) County seats
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Carolina
  • Use For

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  • Earlier Established Forms

  • Sources

    • found: U.S. Engineer Dept. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. Port and terminal facilities at the ports of Charleston, S.C. ... 1944.
    • found: Carolina and Georgia almanack, or, Ephemeris, for the year of Our Lord ... 1783:t.p. (Charlestown)
    • found: An almanack, agreeable to the new-stile, and on an entire new plan, for the year of Christian account ... 1768:t.p. (Charles-Town)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 32°46ʹ36ʺN 079°55ʹ51ʺW)
    • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 15, 2014(inc. by act of the General Assembly, 13 Aug 1783)
    • found: Wikipedia, September 30, 2015(Charleston, South Carolina; City of Charleston; county seat of Charleston County; founded in 1670 as Charles Town; adopted its present name in 1783; 32°47ʹ00ʺN 79°56ʹ00ʺW)
    • found: Britannica online, September 30, 2015(Charleston, city, seat of Charleston county, southeastern South Carolina; the settlement, originally called Charles Towne (for Charles II), was established by English colonists in 1670; moved to its present site in 1680; in 1722 it was briefly incorporated as Charles City and Port [no publications in OCLC], and in 1783 it was reincorporated as Charleston)
    • found: GNIS, September 30, 2015(Charleston; variants: Charles Town; Charles Towne; Charlestowne; Charlstoun; Charlstown; populated place, Charleston County and Berkeley County, South Carolina, 32.7765656° -79.9309216° 32°46ʹ36ʺN 079°55ʹ51ʺW; also lists City of Charleston, civil, Charleston and Berkeley counties)
    • found: Exploratory archeology at the site of 1670-1680 Charles Towne on Albemarle Point in South Carolina, 1969.
    • found: A sermon deliver'd at Charles-town, in South Carolina, 1739.
    • found: Port of Charles-Town in South-Carolina, 1738.
    • found: An account of sundry goods imported, and of sundry goods the produce of this province exported, from the several ports of Charles-Town, George-Town, and Port-Royal, South-Carolina, from the first of November 1736, to the first of November 1737, 1737.
    • found: Acts passed by the General Assembly of South-Carolina : at a sessions begun and held at Charles-Town the fifteenth day of November, in the seventh year of the reign of Our Soverign Lord George the Second ..., 1736.
    • found: Port of Charles-Town in South-Carolina, 1736.
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Old catalog heading: Charleston, S.C.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-04-18: new
    • 2019-04-28: revised
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