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Charleston, SC – The Holy City

Whenever you are visiting a new location, it is always great to know a little about the historical influences, what makes the place unique, and how it ranks in comparison to other places. Charleston, SC is no exception, and you should definitely do your research before visiting, so you get the most out of your time spent. The original name for Charleston, SC was Charles Towne with settlement beginning in 1670.  It moved to its present location, which is known as “Oyster Point”, from a location on the West bank of the Ashley River, “Albemarle Point.”  The present name, Charleston, was adopted in 1783.  By the mid 18th century, Charleston … Continue reading

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