The town of Dorchester, in South Carolina

a sketch of its history
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s.n. , [Charleston, S.C
Statementby Henry A.M. Smith.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 86/6355 (F)
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Paginationp. [63]-95, [129]-130 ; 25 cm.
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LC Control Number86155118

"The Town of Dorchester, in South Carolina: A Sketch of Its History" is an article from The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 6. View more articles from The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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M Smith. This 4 volume set on the history of the Town of Dorchester in the county of Dorchester, SC, was donated to Dorchester County Library in by James A.

Way, the author. Way wanted to document the history of the town and the families who settled in. Internet Archive BookReader The Town of Dorchester, in South Carolina: A Sketch of Its History. THE TOWN OF DORCHESTER, IN SOUTH CAROLINA - A SKETCH OF ITS HISTORY by HENRY A.M.

SMITH This article first appeared in the South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol VI - No 2, Aprilp. 62 - 4 The Old Parish Church. THE TOWN OF DORCHESTER, IN SOUTH CAROLINA. The history of the town and township (so-called) of Dor chester, in South Carolina, begins with the immigration thither of a small colony from the township of Dorchester, in the then Province of Massachusetts Bay.

The earliest record notice is in the records of the First. History books tell us the third settlement in South Carolina was the town of Dorchester, colonized by a group of Puritans who resettled from Dorchester, Massachusetts, to a site on the upper.

In the case of Dorchester its frequent mention in histories of the Revolution of in South Carolina; the fact that it gave its name to one of the ecclesiastical and political divisions of the Province and State, viz: the parish of St. George, Dorchester, joined to its vicinity to the town of Summerville have conspired to preserve its.

Dorchester was named for Dorchester, Massachusetts. InCongregationalists from that town moved south and established a new settlement called Dorchester.

Although the town of Dorchester had been abandoned bythe parish in which it was located continued to be referred to as St. George's Dorchester. THE TOWN OF DORCHESTER, IN SOUTH CAROLINA - A SKETCH OF ITS HISTORY by HENRY A.M.

SMITH This article first appeared in the South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol VI - No 2, April (p. 62 - online - more coming soon) The list of the settlers has not come down to us. At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War Dorchester, altho' still a mere village, was next to Charles Town and George Town, the largest village in South Carolina.

The Council of Safety, in July,directed its survey and fortification, and in October,part of the public store of powder and ordinance with the public records were lodged.

Dorchester Antiquarian and Historical Society (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.) Full view - HIST OF THE TOWN OF DORCHESTER Dorchester Antiquarian and Historical So, Ebenezer Clapp, Making of America Project No preview available - Dorchester was a town in the Province of South ed on the Ashley River about 18 miles (29 km) from Charleston, it was founded in February by followers of Reverend Joseph Lord from Dorchester, named it after their home town, which had been named by earlier immigrants after the English town Dorchester).

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In the case of Dorchester its frequent mention in histories of the Revolution of in South Carolina; the fact that it gave its name to one of the ecclesiastical and political divisions of the Province and Stale, viz: the parish of St. George, Dorchester, joined to its vicinity to the town of Summerville have conspired to preserve its.

Dorchester was settled in by Puritans from England, and for over two hundred years it remained a small farming community.

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However, the arrival of the Old Colony Railroad brought first a flood of wealthy new residents from the city of Boston, and soon a second wave of newly-arrived immigrants who introduced a new diversity and vibrancy to the area.

The event is one of the largest festivals in South Carolina and averages aroundvisitors a year. Reach Jerrel Floyd at Follow him on Twitter @jfloyd Dorchester County was named for Dorchester, Massachusetts. In Congregationalists from that town moved south and established a new settlement called Dorchester.

Although the town of Dorchester had been abandoned bythe parish in which it was located continued to be referred to as St. George Dorchester. Good Old Dorchester [Massachusetts]: A Narrative History of the Town, - William Dana Orcutt. Take a look back at the ancient town of Dorchester, Massachusetts, which "offers a fruitful field for the historical student." This publication was the first narrative history of the town.

Colonial Dorchester County The colonial town of Dorchester flourished near Summerville, South Carolina on the Ashley River from ca until it was abandoned sometime during the s when land was offered them in Georgia. The settlers literally packed up and left South Carolina to settle an area at Midway, Georgia.

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Salt Lake City, UT: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Dorchester was a town in the Province of South Carolina. Situated on the Ashley River about 18 miles (29 km) from Charleston, it was founded in February by the followers of Reverend Joseph Lord from Dorchester, Massachusetts, who gave it the same name as the town from which they had emigrated.

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Two authors are coming together Saturday at a local book store to debut their.Dorchester County was named for Dorchester, Massachusetts. InCongregationalists from that town moved south and established a new settlement called Dorchester.

Although the town of Dorchester had been abandoned bythe parish in which it was located continued to be referred to as St. George Dorchester.Dorchester County, South Carolina. Ghost Towns Click Here. For These and.

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