Charleston in History

Charleston in History

by Rodney Carlisle, Loretta Carlisle

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561649617
Publisher: Pineapple Press, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Pages: 140
Sales rank: 826,544
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Rodney Carlisle is professor emeritus of history from Rutgers University and the author of more than 40 books, including St. Augustine in History and Key West in History. Loretta Carlisle is a professional photographer who has published photography in a number of books.

Table of Contents

Introduction Charleston "In History" 7

1 Founding and Colonial Period, 1663 to 1776 9

Charles Towne Landing 13

The Powder Magazine, c. 1713 14

"The Pink House," c. 1732 15

Churches from the Colonial Period 16

Boone Hall Plantation, 1681/1743/Later Periods 24

Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, 1771-1772 24

2 Independence and Shaping the City Washington Light Infantry 32

The Market 33

Old City Jail 34

Nathaniel Russell House 36

Joseph Manigault House, c. 1790 38

Heyward-Washington House 39

McCrady's Tavern 39

First Bank of the United States/Charleston City Hall 41

County Courthouse 41

3 Charleston in the Antebellum Era 43

Antebellum Mansions, 1825-1859 47

Aiken-Rhett House 48

Fireproof Building 49

South Carolina State Arsenal, c. 1829 50

Planter's Punch, Planters Hotel, Planters Inn 50

Calhoun Statue, Marion Square 50

Old Slave Mart Museum 51

McLeod Plantation 54

Customs House, 1853/1879 54

Hibernian Hall, 1840; Democratic Convention, 1860 54

4 Civil War, 1861-65

Fort Sumter Visitor Information Center/Museum and Fort Sumter 68

Fort Moultrie 69

Charleston Museum 70

Hunley at Warren Lasch Conservation Center 70

Magnolia Cemetery 71

Confederate Museum 71

Fort Lamar Heritage Preserve/Battle of Secessionville 72

5 From the Civil War Through World War I 73

Avery Institute 75

Cigar Factory, 1882 76

William Enston Home, 1887 77

AME Church 78

Congregational Church, 1892 78

Jenkins Orphanage, 1893 81

Trade Exposition and Hampton Park, 1902 82

Post Office Building 83

Gibbes Museum of Art, 1905 85

Magnolia Cemetery Soldiers Ground, 1870/1882 86

Simms Monument, 1879 87

Fort Moultrie Monument, 1877, and Moultrie Statue, 2007 87

Gun Display, 1897 88

Calhoun Mansion, 1876 88

Bandstand, 1906-07 89

Washington Square Obelisk, 1891 90

Henry Timrod Monument, 1901 90

P.G.T. Beauregard Monument, 1904 92

6 Charleston Renaissance and World War II, 1919-45 93

Citadel, 1922 97

Rainbow Row, 1928-1945 97

Cabbage Row/Catfish Row, 1928-1945 98

Monument to Defenders of Charleston, 1932 99

Dock Street Theatre, Original, 1736; Restored, 1937; Renovated, 2010 100

Riviera Theatre, 1939 102

Charleston Naval Base Memorial 103

CV10 USS Yorktown at Patriot's Point 104

USS Laffey 105

7 Modern Charleston 107

Vietnam War Exhibit at Patriot's Point 110

Belmond Charleston Place 111

Hurricane Hugo, 1989 113

Arthur J. Ravenel Jr. Bridge, 2005 114

Vesey Statue, 2015 115

Philip Simmons Garden, 2010 116

Angel Oak (as Public Park, 1991) 117

Guided and Self-guided Historic Touring 118

Appendix A Historic Plantations 123

Appendix B Four "Walking Tours" 129

Index 134

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