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In January 1868 delegates met to rewrite the S.C. Constitution. They convened at the Charleston Club House, which once stood near here. Before the Civil War the Club House was reserved for Charleston's planter elite, but a majority of the delegate…
The Ancrum Wharf Building was constructed by Parker Quince and John Ancrum, both North Carolina natives, who were married to Savannah and Mary Rhett. The Rhett sisters were heirs to Col. William Rhett. The Ancrum Wharf Building is one of the few…
Robert Smalls was born into slavery on April 5, 1839, in Beaufort, South Carolina. In 1851, he was sent to work in Charleston to earn money for his owner. At the age of 23, he was a crewman on the steamer Planter, an armed transport in service to …
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This two and a half story house was built circa 1856 by Stephen S. Lloyd. Constructed in the form of a
Charleston single house, the basement level is brick, laid in American bond. The upper stories are of
wood with Greek Revival and Italianate d…
Celebrating over 130 years of providing a safe place for community residents to gather, play and learn.
What is now the Cannon Street Y was organized under the leadership of Harry W. Thomas in 1866. It was established using the name Charleston…
This present day garden design differs substantially from that which existed during the occupation of the property by the Russell Family and their slaves (1808-1857).
In 1819 the Russell garden was described by an English visitor:...called on t…
The rear work yard of the Nathaniel Russell House was adjacent to the line of dependencies noted on this plat of the property from 1870.
The dependencies included the extant kitchen and laundry buildings that was at the center of most domestic …
It is believed that these two 12-pound British naval cannons were transported to Charles Town during the American Revolution (1775-1783). During the 19th century they stood vertically with their muzzles in the ground on Ann Street — near the…
SacredTo the Memory ofLieut. John Julius Pringle Alston1st LieutenantSouth Carolina ArtilleryBorn in CharlestonDecember 4, 1836Died in GreenvilleSeptember 20, 1863 of TyphoidContracted in the defense of his StateAt Fort Sumter and Battery WagnerWh…