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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1696/00/00 Puritans Founders Dorchester (often called "Old Dorchester" as early as the 19th century) is estabished by a group of Congregationalists, better known as Puritans.
1960/00/00 South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Owner Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site opens.

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Particulars for Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site:
Military Event American Revolutionary War
Area of Significance Commerce
Cultural Affiliation Early American Village
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Military
Area of Significance Politics-government
Area of Significance Religion
Sight Category Site
Area of Significance Social History
Owner State
Historic Use Village site



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 3rd December 1969

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Old Dorchester
Registry Address: 6 mi. S of Summerville on SC 642
Registry Number: 69000165
Resource Type: Site
Owner: State
Area in Acres: 76
Contributing Sites: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Commerce, Historic and non-aboriginal, Military, Politics-government, Religion, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: Early American Village, American Revolution
Period of Significance: 1650-1699, 1700-1749, 1750-1799
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Village site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park

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