Places

  • Charleston is also known as: Charleston County / Charleston city.

  • Charleston tourist attractions include: Nathaniel Russell House, Powder Magazine, Drayton Hall, Gibbes Museum of Art, and South Carolina Aquarium.

Facts

  • Charleston has been featured in films like: Cold Mountain (2003), O (2001), The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000), and An Occasional Hell (1996).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Catherine Coleman (chemist and astronaut), Kwame Brown (basketball player), Andy Dick (comedian and musician), Tracy White (american football player), Will Demps (american football player), Pierson Prioleau (american football player), and Josh Powell (basketball player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Charleston Mercury, The Post and Courier, and The Charleston Regional Business Journal.

  • Charleston is home to the following sports teams: College of Charleston Cougars men's basketball.

History

S. state of South Carolina. The city's original name was Charles Towne in 1670, and it moved to its present location (Oyster Point) from a location on the west bank of the Ashley River (Albemarle Point) in 1680. It adopted its present name in 1783. In 1690, Charleston was the fifth largest city in North America, and remained among the ten largest cities in the United States through the 1840 census. As defined by the U. S. Office of Management and Budget, and used by the U. S. Census Bureau for statistical purposes only, Charleston is a principal city for the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Charleston-North Charleston urban area. Charleston is known as The Holy City due to the prominence of churches on the low-rise cityscape, particularly the numerous steeples which dot the city's skyline, and for the fact that it was one of the few cities in the original thirteen colonies to provide religious tolerance, albeit restricted to non-Catholics. Many Huguenots found their way to Charleston. Charleston was...

The official website for the city of Charleston is http://www.charlestoncity.info/.

There are currently 4 cemetery listings for the city of Charleston, South Carolina. Looking for Charleston funeral homes?

Charleston Obituaries

It was revealed by Topeka Capital-Journal on March 20th, 2016 that Mertin Jerome Fordham passed on in Topeka, Kansas.  Fordham was 61 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mertin Jerome's life.

It was written by San Diego Union-Tribune on March 20th, 2016 that Dolores G "Dixie" Bales (Dixon) passed on in Ocean, California.  Ms. Bales was 93 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dolores G "Dixie"'s life.

It was disclosed by Texarkana Gazette on March 4th, 2016 that Thomas Jerrell "Toby" Simpson perished in Mt Pleasant, Texas.  Simpson was 57 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Thomas Jerrell "Toby"'s life.

It was disclosed by New Bern Sun Journal on January 26th, 2016 that William Christopher Butt passed away in Charleston, South Carolina.  Butt was 74 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William Christopher's life.

It was written by Tri-City Herald on January 14th, 2016 that Little Rachel "Rachel" Gould passed away in Richland, Washington.  Gould was 76 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Little Rachel "Rachel"'s life.

It was noted by Tri-City Herald on December 22nd, 2015 that Marsha Anne Meroney died in Pasco, Washington.  Meroney was 65 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Marsha Anne's life.

It was noted by Flint Journal on December 22nd, 2015 that William E II "Ernst" Whitaker perished in Charleston, South Carolina.  Whitaker was 42 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William E II "Ernst"'s life.

It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on December 3rd, 2015 that Dickie Jean Spencer died in Sarasota, Florida.  Spencer was 74 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dickie Jean's life.

It was noted on December 2nd, 2015 that Michael Lee Coyle perished in Charleston, South Carolina.  Coyle was 71 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Michael Lee's life.

It was disclosed on November 25th, 2015 that Ann I Reynolds (Viasz) died in Charleston, South Carolina.  Ms. Reynolds was 91 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ann I's life.

All Funeral Homes in Charleston

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Bethany Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Holy Cross Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Magnolia Cemetery Trust
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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St Lawrence Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185

Charleston Cemetery News

A proud salute to heroes
It's been more than 65 years since Lee Hunt of James Island, the grand marshal in Charleston's annual Veterans Day Parade ... mail mcdepot@homesc.com. On Television: South Carolina Educational Television will air a new documentary, "South Carolinians in ...
http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/nov/08/proud-salute-heroes/

'The Forgotten Hero' Of The Civil Rights Movement
And if you visit Octavius Catto's grave at Eden Cemetery, just outside Philadelphia ... His story their story begins in lesser-known corners of our history, in Charleston, South Carolina, where people of color owned slaves and where teaching blacks ...
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130722484

Wallace Mortimer 'Mortie' Walling Jr. -- St. Matthews
Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday ... Memorials may be made to West Bethel United Methodist Church, 3001 Old State Road, St. Matthews, SC 29135, or a charity of choice.
http://www.thetandd.com/news/local/obituaries/article_031b4b34-e7ad-11df-91a2-001cc4c03286.html

Elsie Elaine Donaldson -- Denmark
Interment will be held in the church cemetery. Elsie, known to many as "Madonna ... at the Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center in Charleston, following an extended illness. At an early age, she discovered the precious love of our Lord Jesus ...
http://www.thetandd.com/news/local/obituaries/article_8306393c-e567-11df-b149-001cc4c002e0.html

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Cemetery Records Online - Search Cemeteries
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Charleston County, SC Cemeteries
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Magnolia Cemetery - Charleston - Reviews of Magnolia Cemetery ...
Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston: See 10 reviews, articles, and 14 photos of Magnolia Cemetery, ranked No.43 on TripAdvisor among 152 attractions in Charleston.
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Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC
Magnolia Cemetery is what Superintendent Beverly Donald calls "the best kept secret in Charleston. ... Gilmore Simms, considered the South Carolina Poet Laureate before the ...
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Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston
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