Jasper Green/ Sergeant William Jasper

Jasper Green/ Sergeant William Jasper (HMPAN)

Location: Mt Pleasant, SC 29464 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 47.476', W 79° 52.347'

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Jasper Green

Jasper Green, a grassy field, became part of Moultrie High School's campus and was named for Sergeant William Jasper. Jasper Green was home to the Moultrie High School Generals, now the Moultrie Middle School Patriots. The Green continues to be used for band, physical education, multi-purpose athletic fields, playground, and other events.

Sergeant William Jasper
(c. 1750-1779)
A Revolutionary War hero, Jasper distinguished himself by an act of reckless bravery in the 1776 Battle of Fort Sullivan. A British cannonball hit the flagstaff causing the flag to fall outside the fort. Facing enemy fire, Jasper leapt through an embrasure, gathered, raised, and held the flag on a temporary staff. He was killed during the 1779 Siege of Savannah, GA.

Placed ByTown of Mount Pleasant
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 6:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 605581 N 3628709
Decimal Degrees32.79126667, -79.87245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 47.476', W 79° 52.347'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 47' 28.56" N, 79° 52' 20.82" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 650 Coleman Blvd, Mt Pleasant SC 29464, US
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