Did you know that we have a History Room at Mount Pleasant Town Hall? It is open by appointment for research and houses personal collections and photos, as well as historical government documents. We are currently cataloging these materials and will ramp up our efforts to seek additional photos and materials from our residents once the threat from COVID-19 has passed
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The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live music, craft show, and lots of free activities with the picturesque Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop! The event is scheduled for June 28, 2020, at Mt Pleasant's Waterfront Park.
One of the fun things to do in Mt Pleasant is attend the Blessing of the Fleet at Waterfront Park and it currently scheduled for June 28, 2020. Participants are treated to a boat parade and ceremonial blessing of the shrimp/fishing fleet, savory seafood samplings sold by some of Mount Pleasant’s best restaurants, live music, a craft show, Mount Pleasant Artists Guild art exhibition, Shag and shrimp-eating contests, and family-friendly activities. Admission and activities are free!
Captain O’Sullivan was granted 2,340 acres which included not only the island that bears his name, but in addition the property that was to eventually become Mount Pleasant. On the earliest map of this time that this area had been called”North Point.” In 1696 fiftyone new settlers arrived. Each family has been allocated a couple hundred acres within the region which became known as Christ Church parish.