Fun Facts about Mt. Pleasant, SC

Dated: October 7 2020

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The Mt. Pleasant area was first occupied by Sewee people, who spoke an Algonquian language, which is an American indigenous language mainly spoken by the Ojibwe (Chippewa) tribes. The first Caucasian people didn’t appear here until 1580 when English settlers came to the area. Leading the way was Captain Florentina O’Sullivan, which is who Sullivan’s Island is named after.  


On September 24, 1860 Mount Pleasant held a public meeting, this meeting was the first resolution that started the secession of the state, hence the movement towards the Civil War. Both Mount Pleasant and Sullivan’s Island were instrumental in the protection of Charleston in the Civil War. Mount Pleasant was defended by fortifications placed at Boone Hall Plantation, Mount Pleasant was also the secret training ground for the first Submarine and her Crew, the  H.L. Hunley.  


Mount Pleasant is rich with history, a perfect location for families. Famous for its part in the shrimping industry hailing from Shem Creek. The area has no shortage of shopping, or restaurants. No matter your interests Mount Pleasant can fulfill your needs. Boating on the harbor, fishing boats, taking harbor tours, kayaking, or just strolling along the docks, it’s history will amaze and enlighten.

For more information about Mount Pleasant or the Low Country call us at the number below or using our link on the webpage.

Rick & Angie Decker are realtors with Local Homes and Land Real Estate. When life  pushes you into a new chapter we're here to help you enter that chapter. We have years of experience helping others meet their goals and finding their forever home. Give us a call today at 843-499-6872 or email us at

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Rick & Angie Decker, Realtors


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