South Carolina Historical

South Carolina Historical (HM1UH8)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.569', W 76° 46.97'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —

One of the original colonies

Capital-Columbia

The Spanish attempted a settlement in 1526, but it was shortly abandoned. A group of French Huguenots established a colony on Parris Island in Port Royal Sound in 1562 which lasted about a year. Shortly, the Spanish built missions along the coast as far north as present-day Charleston. Claimed by England in 1663, the Carolinas were granted to a group of eight proprietors, and a colony was established in the southern part in 1670. In 1729 South Carolina became a royal colony.

1521-Explored by the Spanish 1670-Permanently settled by the English 1788-Admitted to the Union as the 8th state.
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HM NumberHM1UH8
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 19th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341834 N 4121449
Decimal Degrees37.22615000, -76.78283333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.569', W 76° 46.97'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 34.14" N, 76° 46' 58.2" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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