SC-MP003 The Kings Highway

Marker text: The King's Highway - In the 1700's the King's Highway began in Virginia and wound down the coast through the Carolinas. The section of road that passed through Mount Pleasant became one of the first coastal roadways serving as a colonial post road for the delivery of mail. President George Washington traveled this route in 1791 during his Southern tour. The road was later designated S. C. 40. then U. S. 17.

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