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Elizabeth Timothy - Charleston, SC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 32° 46.724 W 079° 55.613
17S E 600498 N 3627267
Quick Description: This plaque dedicated to Elizabeth Timothy is located on Queen Street, just east of East Bay Street, Charleston, SC.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/31/2011 12:32:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMB3KF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
Views: 4

Long Description:
On or near this spot
“On the Bay, near Vendue Range,”

Elizabeth Timothy

In 1738 became the first woman newspaper publisher in America when she took over publication of the
South Carolina Gazette
Upon the death of her husband, Louis Timothy, she continued to
publish the paper until 1746 when her son, Peter Timothy, came of age
in succeeded her.

This plaque in her honor was erected March 14, 1981
By the low country chapter,
Society of professional journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.
Marker Name: Elizabeth Timothy

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

County: Charleston

Marker number: Not listed

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