Mount Holly, South Carolina

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Mount Holly is an unincorporated community in Berkeley County, South Carolina[1] just north of Goose Creek, South Carolina.

History[edit]

A post office called Mount Holly was established in 1853, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1990.[2] Mount Holly was originally the name of a nearby plantation.[3]

The historic Medway Plantation (ca. 1694) is located within the village and possibly the oldest house in South Carolina.[4] In the nineteenth century The Mount Holly Mining and Manufacturing Company was active in the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Holly, South Carolina
  2. ^ "Berkeley County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Heitzler, Michael James (2005). Goose Creek, South Carolina: A Definitive History 1670-2003. The History Press. p. 25. ISBN 978-1-59629-055-6. 
  4. ^ "Medway, Berkeley County (off U.S. Hwy. 52, Mount Holly vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 8 April 2009.

Coordinates: 33°02′04″N 80°02′04″W / 33.03444°N 80.03444°W / 33.03444; -80.03444