History / Trivia:
Around 1,200 years ago, American Indians living along the Wando River made distinctive pottery using limestone and clay from the river banks. This type of pottery is found only in the Wando River Basin and is distinguished by the presence of limestone used to temper the clay and make it more pliable.The Wando and Sewee Indians occupied the area. The Sewee Indians were present in 1680 when the first European settlers arrived. Many street names in Old Mount Pleasant reflect the American Indian heritage.
Mount Pleasant’s first European settlers arriving on July 6, 1680, under the leadership of Captain Florentia O’Sullivan. He came to Carolina a decade earlier as one of the first English settlers in the colony. O’Sullivan was granted 2,340 acres of land that included not only the island that bears his name, but also the land that was to become the village of Mount Pleasant.
Mount Pleasant Living:
Mount Pleasant is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. The area offers a high quality of life. Acess to two of the Charleston areas favorite beaches, Sullivans and Isle of Palms are an easy commute. Buyers have access to new construction homes, water front homes and older homes in the area. Amazing views and close proximity to beaches, downtown Historic Charleston, shopping and dining, it is many peoples choice for relaxed living. Mount Pleasant offers history and great water access. Nationally recognized schools are the reason many people with children choose Mount Pleasant.