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 22 funeral home listings for the city of Charleston, South Carolina. Looking for Charleston cemeteries?

Charleston Obituaries

It was disclosed by Graham Leader on April 20th, 2016 that Jack "Doc" Dockstader passed on in Wichita Falls, Texas.  Dockstader was 81 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Jack "Doc"'s life.

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

It was reported 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 share your condolences and honor Dolores G "Dixie"'s life.

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

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

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

It was reported by Tri-City Herald on December 22nd, 2015 that Marsha Anne Meroney perished 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 written 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 share your condolences and honor William E II "Ernst"'s life.

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

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

All Funeral Homes in Charleston

J Henry Stuhr Inc Funeral Chap

Being family-owned for 149 years, we know the importance of family. And we pride ourselves on caring for your family during the emotional times that surround the loss of a loved one.

Since 1865, when our great-great grandfather, Henry D. Stuhr,...

James A Mc Alister Funeral Home

James owned an established livery and boarding stables, and John was one of the first licensed embalmers in the state. In time, James decided to sell the business - then called McAlister Brothers - to John, who changed the name to John McAlister,...

Albert A Glover Funeral Home

For 30 years the Albert A. Glover Funeral Home has lived by the motto “Dedicated and Sympathetic to the Bereaved.” This is also our commitment to you and your family. We have modern facilities as well as offer many services to the families...

Carolina Memorial Park Funerals & Cremations

Carolina Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations serves families of all faiths in North Charleston and the surrounding Tri-County area. The funeral home is located on cemetery grounds, which not only means added convenience and simplicity when...

Gethers Funeral Home

Gethers Funeral Home, Inc. is a family owned and operated funeral home. Located in Moncks Corner, we have proudly served Berkeley County and the surrounding Lowcountry area of South Carolina for more than 60 years and are here to help the...

Mc Alister-Smith Funeral Home

When John McAlister founded McAlister Funeral Home in 1886, he and his family believed in providing personal and caring services before, during, and after a funeral, placing particular emphasis on the importance of family.That tradition of...

Mc Alister-Smith Funeral Home

When John McAlister founded McAlister Funeral Home in 1886, he and his family believed in providing personal and caring services before, during, and after a funeral, placing particular emphasis on the importance of family. That tradition of...

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Bethany Cemetery
10 Cunnington Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
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Dorothy's Homes for Funerals
78 Cannon St
Charleston, SC 29425
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Fielding Home for Funerals
122 Logan St
Charleston, SC 29401
Fielding Home for Funerals
2704 Meeting Street Rd
Charleston, SC 29405
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Gadsden Funeral Home
221 Saint Philip St
Charleston, SC 29403
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Harleston-Boags Funeral Home
121 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401
Holy Cross Cemetery
604 Fort Johnson Rd
Charleston, SC 29402
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J Henry Stuhr Inc Funeral Chap
232 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
J Henry Stuhr Incorporated
3360 Glenn Mcconnell Pkwy
Charleston, SC 29414
James A Mc Alister Funeral Home
1620 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC 29407
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Live Oak Memorial Gardens
3093 Ashley River Rd
Charleston, SC 29416
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Magnolia Cemetery Trust
70 Cunnington Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
McAlister Smith Funeral Home
150 Wentworth St
Charleston, SC 29401
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Palmetto Cremation Society Incorporated
11 Cunnington Ave
Charleston, SC 29405
Palmetto Mortuary
1122 Morrison Dr
Charleston, SC 29403
Pasley's Mortuary
1115 5th Ave
Charleston, SC 29407
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Riverview Memorial Park
3715 Azalea Dr
Charleston, SC 29423
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St Lawrence Cemetery
1662 Ingram Rd
Charleston, SC 29407
Stuhr J Henry Incorporated
232 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401
Stuhr J Henry Incorporated Funeral Chapels
3360 Glenn Mcconnell Pkwy
Charleston, SC 29414
Suburban Funeral Home Incorporated
2336 Meeting Street Rd
Charleston, SC 29405
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Wm Smith Funeral Homes
2 Radcliffe St
Charleston, SC 29424

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Republican Nikki Haley and Democrat Vincent Sheheen are preparing for their second debate as they seek to become South Carolina's next governor ... Center in West Columbia at 7:30 p.m. CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) The music director and ...
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Inside Line: Darlingtons lasting legacy to the man who saved it
It was only appropriate that his funeral Wednesday ... School in North Charleston, sports writers called the speedy, 155-pound halfback the Cooper River Choo-Choo. He signed a full scholarship with the University of South Carolina, where he led the ...
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Inside the SEC: Coaches have more fun in college than in the NFL
When he went to the Falcons, I originally gave him two years," said Spurrier, whose South Carolina Gamecocks will entertain Petrino ... A memorial service for Bell will be held at MSU tonight, with the funeral set for Saturday in Birmingham.
http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2010/11/inside_the_sec_coaches_have_mo.html

'The Forgotten Hero' Of The Civil Rights Movement
Catto's murder sparked a public outcry, and his funeral was described as "the biggest public ... His story their story begins in lesser-known corners of our history, in Charleston, South Carolina, where people of color owned slaves and where ...
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyid=130722484

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Welcome to James A. McAlister Funeral Home
Charleston, SC 29407 (843) 766-1365. Home Page. Our History. Our Staff ... funeral services prior to green burial or cremation. 1620 Savannah Highway Charleston, S. ...
http://charlestonfunerals.com/

Charleston Funeral Homes and funeral services in South Carolina
Listing all funeral homes in Charleston, South Carolina so you can easily send flowers to any location (same day delivery) or find any funeral service.
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Our History
... Funeral Home, Inc. 1620 Savannah Highway. Charleston, SC 29407 ... moved from his home in upstate South Carolina to Charleston, where he joined his brother, James, in business. ...
http://www.charlestonfunerals.com/?page=ourhistory