Adams Run Post Office – Charleston County, South Carolina


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Adams Run is a small community located in Charleston County. Its patriotic post office can be found at 5190 SC 174, underneath beautiful, shady oak trees.

Adams Run Post Office

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Scenic and rural, Adams Run is also rich in history. Originally called Adamsville, the area is home to several historic plantations including Grove Plantation, Summit Plantation, and Willtown Bluff Plantation. The lovely Christ Church, located just a few hundred yards from this post office, was organized in 1835.

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5 Comments about Adams Run Post Office

Corine Ladson says:
October 12th, 2014 at 11:51 pm

I remember this P.O. from my early years; I walked past it to Adams Run Elementary School.

Leslie Darrah SanchezNo Gravatar says:
March 18th, 2014 at 1:54 pm

My aunt, Ruth Darrah Finch, was Post Mistress here for close to twenty fives…everyone knew her!

Penny McCoyNo Gravatar says:
January 24th, 2014 at 5:10 pm

Yes I had discovered that also would like to know if you have anything further.

Shawn HalifaxNo Gravatar says:
December 30th, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Penny, doing research on McLeod Plantation on James Island and have evidence to support that your great-great grandfather Dr. C. H. Brownley was a surgeon and later the agent assigned to McLeod Plantation on James Island by the Freedmen’s Bureau. Would love to compare notes with you.

Penny McCoyNo Gravatar says:
September 12th, 2012 at 7:26 am

I have discovered documents showing my great-grandfather Dr. C.H. Brownley at some point used this for his office. It was also the post office for Adams Run I believe, after the Civil War. It was also used for a polling location for the first election during the reconstruction. Has this always been this building’s location or was there a possible relocation? I would appreciate any information. He married Annie Margaret Mikell






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