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Today In Charleston History: October 26

1759 – French and Indian War.

Governor Lyttleton left Charlestown, marching for Fort Prince George (present-day Pickens County, South Carolina) with 1500 troops (including Christopher Gadsden) to put down the Cherokee rebellion.

Fort Prince George

Fort Prince George

 

1765 – Stamp Act.

A mob of citizens marched the streets threatening to kill the two stamp agents, George Saxby and Caleb Lloyd, unless they resign.

Stamp Act Rioting

Stamp Act Rioting

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