Charleston history

June 17, 2019

Top 8 Things To Know About King Street

First: King Street is 300 years old and is known as the second most historic streets in Charleston. Meeting Street is ahead of it in this area. In the mid-1700s King street was used as the central passage into and out of Charleston. In the early 19th-century King Street became ...

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June 10, 2019

The Most Iconic Type of Architecture in Charleston, SC

 Charles Graves House via Wikipedia

Established around the 1700s or so is where you’ll first find the Single House style of architecture coming into existence. It is an adaptation of the Row House and has features which we should discuss.

Climate. The warm and muggy climate called for solutions. Architects built homes that would answer ...

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June 9, 2019

5 of the Best Ways to Learn About Charleston History

Learn all about Charleston history!

Charleston history is as interesting and colorful as the homes along Rainbow Row! Founded in 1670, this incredible city has weathered major battles, natural disasters, and social revolutions - all while keeping its unique charm and beauty. From the cobblestone streets and antebellum mansions to centuries-old plantations, there are so many ...

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April 21, 2019

Discover Beautiful Boone Hall Plantation

Boone Hall PlantationCharleston is a city that is rich in history. Many of the buildings here retain their original structure and design. Great care is taken to preserve as much of Charleston’s history as possible. When you want to experience Charleston’s history up close, you should definitely check out one of the ...

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Feb. 21, 2019

Three Charleston Plantation Tours That Let You Walk Through History

Charleston Plantation ToursHistory buffs flock to Charleston, one of the oldest and most historic cities in America. So much history has happened in the Holy City, and great care has been taken to preserve the original buildings. Today, you’ll find the buildings retain much of the same structure and design. This includes ...

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Nov. 29, 2018

Take a Walk Through Time at The Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum teaches you all about the history of the lowcountry. One of the first things you will learn about Charleston is that we are filled with history. It can be seen all over the city. From Antebellum homes to cobblestone streets, our marketplaces, and more. Whether you are new to the city or have been a long-time local, one attraction ...

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March 27, 2018

Wondering What the Difference is for Charleston vs. Savannah? There’s No Comparison!

Charleston vs. Savannah

If you’re thinking of moving from Savannah, you may find yourself wondering how different your city might be. What city could capture that special Savannah feel? Would too much of a difference mean that you’ll be easily homesick? If these thoughts have crossed your mind, you might want to consider ...

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Aug. 25, 2017

Discover the Beauty and Mystery of the Angel Oak Charleston Attraction.

Angel Oak CharlestonCharleston is known for its astounding natural beauty, and nowhere else is that beauty on display than the Angel Oak Charleston attraction. A massive tree estimated at 400 years old, the Angel Oak has delighted tourists and locals alike with its wonder. If you are planning to move to Charleston ...

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Nov. 26, 2016

How to Spend a Spectacular Day at Patriots Point

Here in Charleston, we are afforded so many breathtaking views. One area in particular that many enjoy is Patriots Point. If you ask anyone who has been in Charleston for a while, they can regale you with stories about their times there. From parties to weddings to golf, Patriots Point ...

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