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Today In Charleston History: February 16

1671-Arrivals  

Carolina returned from Barbados with sixty-four settlers.

1724- Births
Christopher Gadsden

Christopher Gadsden

Christopher Gadsden, son of Customs Collector Thomas Gadsden, was born in Charlestown. Christopher would become one of the richest and most powerful men in the city’s history.

1737

Charles Theodore Pachelbel married Hanna Poitevin in St. Philip’s Church in Charleston.

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