Charleston, South Carolina: Restaurant Grave of Dog Poogan

Poogan lived at the restaurant -- a former house -- until he died in 1979. He's buried next to the steps leading to the porch he loved.

Poogan's Porch

Address:
72 Queen St., Charleston, SC
Directions:
Poogan's Porch. Downtown. On the north side of Queen St. midway between Meeting and King Sts. Poogan's flush-with-the-ground simple tombstone is to the right of the steps leading to the porch.
Hours:
Su-Sa 9AM-9:30PM (Closed 3PM-4:30PM daily) (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
843-577-2337
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Restaurant Grave of Dog Poogan

Poogan's Porch is a Charleston restaurant named after the dog that originally lived on the premises. When the owners purchased a house for their restaurant in 1976, the former owner's dog Poogan was part of the deal. Poogan lived at the restaurant in its early days. Poogan died in 1979 at age nine and is buried to the right of the steps leading to the porch he loved.

[Scott Hammond, 09/28/2021]

A painting of Poogan hangs inside the restaurant.


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