Visit the Old Exchange Building, and see the history of the city and that of the port.
Look at Rainbow Row to see how individual buildings have become part of a city landmark.
The Confederates burned the town prior to its evacuation but continued demand for the area's cotton and rice, along with growing industry and a large military presence, saw it through Reconstruction.
The Holy City, Charleston, is so named for the skyline of steeples seen by ships' passengers as they enter Charleston harbor.
The only major American city to have a majority-enslaved population, Antebellum Charleston was controlled by a militarized oligarchy of white planters and merchants who successfully forced the federal government to revise its 18 tariffs during the Nullification Crisis and launched the Civil War by seizing the Arsenal, Castle Pinckney, and Fort Sumter from their federal garrisons.We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you, and hope you will join us in 2 weeks. It's the interactive and FUN way to socialize, make new friends, meet your match...just to have a great time! Grab a cocktail and get ready to Unlock Your Possibilities.Lock and Key Events transform a regular happy hour by adding the ULTIMATE ice breaker theme. With your lock or key, you now have a reason to talk to anyone and everyone you want!The view was there before the American Revolution, during the Civil War, and you'll see the same today as your ship arrives or departs.Charleston has endured much over the centuries, but the city also has thrived and prospered.The market sells fresh produce and specialty items, including homemade candles, textiles and jewelry. So-called Battery Park, aka White Point Garden, is a bucket-list item for all Charleston visitors.