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Charleston County
South Carolina

Charleston County Places & Things Named for Politicians

   The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, crossing the Cooper River from Charleston to Mt. Pleasant, is named for Arthur Ravenel, Jr..
   Courtenay School (built 1888, rebuilt 1955, now the Charleston Progressive School), and Courtenay Drive, in Charleston, are named for William Ashmead Courtenay.
   The John P. Grace Bridge (built 1929, replaced and removed 2005), over the Cooper River from Charleston to Mt. Pleasant, was named for John P. Grace.
   Fort Sumter (built during 1829-61), in Charleston, is named for Thomas Sumter.
   The Francis Marion National Forest (established 1936), in Charleston, Berkeley counties, South Carolina, is named for Francis Marion.
   Fort Moultrie, in Sullivan's Island, is named for William Moultrie.

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