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Old October 31st, 2009, 09:50 PM   #1
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Classy old Charleston, South Carolina, USA

pics from labor day weekend (Sept. 12-13)

from wikipedia:

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Charleston is a city in Charleston County, South Carolina in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is the largest city and county seat of Charleston County.[2] The city was founded as Charlestown or Charles Towne, Carolina in 1670, and moved to its present location (Oyster Point) from a location on the west bank of the Ashley River in 1680; it adopted its present name in 1783. In 1690, Charleston was the fifth largest city in North America,[3] and remained among the ten largest cities in the United States through the 1840 census.[4] Charleston is known as The Holy City due to the prominence of churches on the low-rise cityscape, particularly the numerous steeples which dot the city's skyline
since then, Charleston was the site of the first battle of the American civil war in 1861; hit by a major earthquake in 1896, and in 1930 enacted the first historic preservation ordnance in the USA.

enough about the city, on with the pics.

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Old November 1st, 2009, 02:36 AM   #2
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Charleston always impresses me!
I can't decide whether I like Savannah or Charleston more. Let's just say I love them both!

Excellent set of photos!
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