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Hugenot Church, Charleston, S. C.

Hugenot Church, Charleston, S.

The battery

A view of High Battery in Charleston. Concrete seawall catches the waters of the Ashley River. Railings at the walkway seawall's edge view gorgeous sunsets across the water.

talked to a nice policeman by this fountain at sunset. The Pineapple Fountain, a focal point of the Waterfront Park in historic Charleston. Pineapples represent hospitality according to the legend of the pineapple.

Charleston, SC

Gate Scroll and Saint Michael's Church, Charleston, SC © Doug Hickok Framed by the scrolls of an ornate iron gate, Saint Michael's Church.

Fort Sumter is a coastal fortification in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. It is made in a Third System masonry, which was a very ambitious sea coast defensive system built after the War of 1812.

Fort Sumter was named after General Thomas Sumter. It is best known to be the site of the Battle of Fort Sumter, which took place in 1861 and marked the beginning of the Civil War. Granted this, the site is also where the first shots during the said war were fired.

Fort Sumter ~ Charleston Harbor, SC ~ It was the place where the Civil War began. If your a history buff you have to visit here at least once.

Fort Sumter, 1865

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.

Beautiful Lowndes Grove Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina

Lowndes Grove plantation in Charleston, SC. Charleston Hardware provided restoration hardware for this waterfront home.