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Today In Charleston History: February 26

1670 – Carolina Expedition

The expedition took on several new passengers in Bermuda, including 79-year old William Sayle, the newly appointed Governor of Carolina. They left Bermuda with a plan to settle at Port Royal (current location of Hilton Head, SC.)

1687

Arnold Bruneau, Esq., Paul Bruneau, Esq. and Josias Marviland, Esq. formed a partnership for the construction of a mill (wind or water) to saw timber.

windmills carolina

Illurtration of Dutch-designed windmills used in the Carolinas.

 

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