After the Civil War, phosphate fertilizer plants were developed, with extensive strip mining occurring between the Ashley River and Broad Path (Meeting Street Road). In 1901, the Charleston Naval Shipyard was established with agreements between the federal government and local Charleston city leaders.
Due to the large labor forces of enslaved African Americans who worked these properties, the population of Charleston County in 1870 was 73 percent black; they were mostly freedmen.
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The Park Circle area was one of the first to be designed and developed, allocating sections for industrial, commercial, and residential usage.
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Since the early 20th century, the section of unincorporated Charleston County that later became the city of North Charleston had been designated by Charleston business and community leaders as a place for development of industry, military and other business sites. In 1912, a group of businessmen from the city of Charleston formed a development company that bought the E. Burton Lumber Company tract and began to lay out an area for further development.
The main route for transportation of these phosphates eventually became known as Ashley Phosphate Road. Shortly thereafter, the General Asbestos and Rubber Company (GARCO) built the world's largest asbestos mill under one roof.
Some of the streets in the area still bear the names of these original developers: Durant, Buist, Mixon, Hyde, and O'Hear.
During World War II, substantial development occurred as the military bases and industries expanded, increasing the personnel assigned there.