Charleston Eats

Charleston Eats

Charleston Eats – Feast For Foodies Charleston has always been known for its charming, historic downtown, the gardens and plantations along the Ashley River and for some of the best beaches in the country.  But, in recent years, Charleston’s reputation as a gourmet destination has grown to new heights.  Culinary tours, wine tastings, pub crawls… Continued

Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

The church that has become the light of forgiveness shining throughout our nation has a long history of overcoming adversity and hate.  Mother Emanuel was founded as a part of the “Bethel Circuit” of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first independent black denomination in the United States, and is the oldest African American congregation… Continued

Haunted Charleston – The Old Jail and its Spirits

Haunted Charleston – The Old Jail and its Spirits

@ Bulldog Tours

Visit one of the most Haunted Charleston locations! The Old City Jail is a beautifully gloomy, castle-like structure standing tall in downtown Charleston. While nearby streets boast pastel-colored homes, historical churches and stunning gardens, there also sits this aging gray building with a dark history that contrasts dramatically to the Holy City’s otherwise romantic air.… Continued

The Gordon Wheeler Gallery

The Gordon Wheeler Gallery

@ The Gordon Wheeler Gallery

Visiting Charleston is an experience unlike any other.  Its large historic district includes businesses and homes dating back centuries.  There is ironwork that predates the civil war, cobblestone streets, hidden alley ways, window boxes overflowing with whatever is in bloom, parks and private gardens. In most cities the Visitor Center is a great place to… Continued

The Old Citadel

The Old Citadel

Strolling historic King Street near the corner of Calhoun Street, you’ll come upon a majestic green space known as Marion Square. This park is frequented by local College of Charleston students studying or just looking to catch some rays. Professionals and families picnic around the park and dog owners find a wonderful space to walk… Continued

The African Burial Ground of Drayton Hall

The African Burial Ground of Drayton Hall

A Sacred Place: Drayton Hall’s African Burial Ground Circa 1738, Drayton Hall began with the purchase of an advertised 350-acre tract along the banks of the Ashley River amongst other prominent Carolinians and their plantations. Envisioned by the 23-year-old John Drayton (1715-1779), Drayton Hall served as his family’s home-seat, both a primary residence and management… Continued

The Powder Magazine of South Carolina

300 Years of History: The Powder Magazine of South Carolina South Carolina was first settled in 1670 under the authority of eight landowners – the Lords Proprietors. As a private colony with no formal military presence, self-defense was a constant concern. By the 18th century the Proprietors had learned the difficulties of managing their colony from… Continued