Charleston History

Events

Christopher Columbus

31 October 1451 - 20 May 1506

Minuit buys Manhattan

November 1626

Colonial Period

1663 - 1779

African Slave Imports

1670 - 1715

Mt Pleasant

1680

Benjamin Franklin

January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790

William Moultrie

November 23, 1730 - September 27, 1805

Washington

February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799

George Washington

American Revolutoin

1775 - 1788

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

John C. Calhoun

March 18, 1782 - March 31, 1850

Cotton Gin Invented

1793

Thomas Green Clemson

July 1, 1807 - April 6, 1888

Edgar Allan Poe

January 19, 1809 - October 7, 1849

Abraham Lincoln

February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865

George Washington Carver

1860 - January 5, 1943

Firing on Fort Sumter

April 12, 1861

Civil War

April 12, 1861 - May 9, 1865

Emancipation Proclamation

January 1, 1863

13th Amendment Passed - Slavery Abolished

January 31, 1865

7.0M Earthquake

August 31, 1886

Langman's Moved to Charleston

12/14/2014