Saturday, May 25, 2013

Fact of the Day: Charles Towne

The city of Charleston, SC was founded as Charles Towne in 1670. It was named in the honor of King Charles II of England. 

16 comments:

Pilar Domínguez said...

I didn´t know. I like this kind of facts. Kisses:)

Bob Bushell said...

No, neither did I, how do you come up with all those facts?

DWei said...

Huh, interesting how towne became ton.

Anna and Klaudia said...

great fact!! :)

MEcoy said...

another interesting trivia adam

Emmylou said...

Did not know this.:) Happy Memorial Day weekend to you and Daisy.

DEZMOND said...

the Merry Monarch as they called him

Christine said...

Great fact, I never knew that.

Winnie said...

I didn't learn much about him when I was at school - I guess he wasn't very controversial as opposed to his brother!

Dana said...

Quite the hairdo... ;)

Pat said...

Interesting!!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Well, that certainly makes sense!

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that one

Lucy said...

Hi dear, happy sunday! Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

Unknown said...

Great info.

Have a Great Weekend,


Nicole

www.nicoleta.me

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

And I knew that!!! Yahoo!
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