Moncks corner SC

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Moncks corner SC

Have you ever wondered how our little corner of the Lowcountry came to be? During the colonial era, Moncks Corner became a major settlement area for French Protestant Huguenots, who came to South Carolina between and to escape religious persecution in France.

Moncks corner SC

On April 22,Thomas Monck, one of the eight Lord Proprietors at the time, acquired 1, acres. The village quickly became a popular trading post due to its ideal location along Charlestown Road and connection to various larger town from the Cooper River, Santee River and Pee Dee River. There were also a handful of well-kept taverns, stores and businesses that helped mark Moncks Corner as a place of commercial importance in the Lowcountry. The first stagecoach in South Carolina was reported to have run between Moncks Corner and Charlestown in October of During the Revolutionary War, a major battle occurred in the Moncks Corner community.

Once the Northeastern Railroad was completed inthe Moncks Corner of today was established. The Train Depot, which is still standing today, became the center of the new town of Moncks corner SC Corner. The town later expanded to include all of the original Moncks Corner and the entire Mitton plantation. InCharleston County was divided and Mount Pleasant was placed in Berkeley County and named the first county seat.

Moncks corner SC

Fast forward 15 years later and it was decided that Moncks Corner would be the county seat and Mount Pleasant reverted to its former boundaries and back to Charleston County in Cut to today and the Town of Moncks Corner continues to be known for its old-fashioned hospitality, southern charm and history. From the historic Train Depot to the iconic Mepkin Abbey, which was established in and serves as home to Roman Catholic Trappist monks, there is plenty to explore in Moncks Corner.

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