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

Charleston Obituaries

It was noted on November 9th, 2015 that Jeffrey Mark Rush perished in Charleston, South Carolina.  Rush was 31 years old and was born in Media, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jeffrey Mark's life.

It was disclosed by Tampa Tribune on October 18th, 2015 that Sue Lynn Oster (Toporek) passed on in Bradenton, Florida.  Ms. Oster was 69 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Sue Lynn's life.

It was reported on October 10th, 2015 that William Jones Jr Jenkins passed away in Collettsville, North Carolina.  Jenkins was 71 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor William Jones Jr's life.

It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on September 28th, 2015 that Carole Chafee (Lancer) died in Sarasota, Florida.  Ms. Chafee was 65 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Carole's life.

It was reported on September 25th, 2015 that Ron Holland died in Charleston, South Carolina.  Holland was 70 years old and was born in Shelby, NC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ron's life.

It was reported by The News Tribune on September 23rd, 2015 that Leonard Sidney Harbeson passed on in Washington.  Harbeson was 73 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Leonard Sidney's life.

It was written by The News Tribune on September 10th, 2015 that Roni Jane Erickson died in Washington.  Erickson was 43 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Roni Jane's life.

It was revealed by Peoria Journal Star on July 29th, 2015 that Dorothy B Dr Cornish (Greene) passed on in Peoria, Illinois.  Ms. Cornish was 84 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dorothy B Dr's life.

It was reported by Hickory Record on June 17th, 2015 that Jarrod Steven Weatherford passed away in Hickory, North Carolina.  Weatherford was 28 years old and was born in Charleston, SC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jarrod Steven's life.

It was disclosed on May 23rd, 2015 that James A "Jim" Orr died in Charleston, South Carolina.  Orr was 53 years old and was born in Flint, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James A "Jim"'s life.

All Funeral Homes in Charleston

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
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Dorothy's Homes for Funerals
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Fielding Home for Funerals
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
Fielding Home for Funerals
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Gadsden Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Harleston-Boags Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
Holy Cross Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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J Henry Stuhr Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
James A Mc Alister Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Live Oak Memorial Gardens
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Magnolia Cemetery Trust
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
McAlister Smith Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Palmetto Cremation Society Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
Palmetto Mortuary
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
Pasley's Mortuary
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Riverview Memorial Park
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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St Lawrence Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
Stuhr J Henry Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
Stuhr J Henry Incorporated Funeral Chapels
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
Suburban Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185
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Wm Smith Funeral Homes
5423 21st Ave Ne
Charleston, WA 98185

Charleston Funeral Home News

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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 ...
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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. ...
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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