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Port Royal, South Carolina, USA

Founded as a town and railroad terminus in 1874, Port Royal has a history of French (1562), Spanish (1565–1587), Scots (1684), and English (1670) settlement. In 1869 the Union army veteran Stephen Caldwell Millett began construction of the Port Royal Railroad between Augusta, Georgia, and Battery Point on the southern end of Port Royal Island. Town, railroad, and harbor facilities followed, and Port Royal was incorporated on March 9, 1874.

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  • 1895 - Port Royal
    Port Royal, a post-village of Beaufort co., S.C., on an island near Port Royal Entrance, 4 miles S. of Beaufort. It is the southeastern terminus of...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Port Royal, a post-town of Beaufort co., S.C., on an island near Port Royal Entrance (see Port Royal Island), 4 miles S. of Beaufort, on the...Read MORE...


  • Port Royal, South Carolina, USA
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    Company A, Barracks and Naval Station, Port Royal, S. C.
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  • 1895 - Port Royal
    Port Royal, a post-village of Beaufort co., S.C., on an island near Port Royal Entrance, 4 miles S. of Beaufort. It is the southeastern terminus of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Port Royal, a post-town of Beaufort co., S.C., on an island near Port Royal Entrance (see Port Royal Island), 4 miles S. of Beaufort, on the... Read MORE...

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