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Streetwise Charleston Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Charleston, South Carolina - Folding pocket ...
Streetwise Charleston Map - Laminated Center City Street Map of Charleston, South Carolina - Folding pocket size travel map This map covers the following areas: Main Charleston, South Carolina Map 1:19,000 Historic Charleston Map 1:9,500 Charleston Regional Map 1;780,000 Charleston Area Map 1:220,000 North Charleston Map 1:39,000 Charleston is where history lives. Some areas still reflect the three hundred year old history of this coastal city. ...
Very Charleston: A Celebration of History, Culture, and Lowcountry Charm
Diana Hollingsworth Gessler
Cobblestone streets leading to perfectly preserved historic homes. Intricate wrought-iron gates opening to lush, fragrant gardens. A skyline of steeples and a river harbor bustling with schooners and sailboats. Charleston is one of America's most charming cities. In vibrant watercolors and detailed sketches, artist Diana Gessler captures the beauty and riches that make Charleston so unique: White Point Gardens, the Spoleto Festival, Rainbow ...
New American Library
Charleston by Jakes, John
Charleston: The Delaplaine 2014 Long Weekend Guide (Long Weekend Guides)
Gramercy Park Press, 2013
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in Charleston. When Charles Pinckney, signer of the Declaration of Independence, was asked sarcastically where Charleston was, he replied, “Why, Sir, it is where the Ashley and the Cooper rivers meet to form the Atlantic Ocean.” More history than you can shake a stick at here in Charleston. I ought to know. We have family buried in the historic French Huguenot ...
Charleston: A Historic Walking Tour (Images of America)
Mary Preston Foster
Charleston: A Historic Walking Tour will help natives and visitors alike appreciate the history and residents of this beautiful city. With its architecture, palm trees, and cobblestone streets, Charleston is one of the South's great cultural destinations. Its ballrooms and benevolent society halls attest to grand periods of opulence and high living. The theater, libraries, museum, and college show an appreciation for culture and sophistication. ...
Charleston: Then and Now®
W. Chris Phelps
This celebration of a city with a rich and turbulent history pairs vintage images from its rich past with photos taken today Founded in 1670, Charleston has endured a succession of fires, hurricanes, and earthquakes and played a key role in the American Revolution and the Civil War, and Charlestonians have prevailed through it all. This collection of photographs shows how much of this deeply fascinating city has survived, and ...
Moon Charleston & Savannah (Moon Handbooks)
Avalon Travel Publishing
Connect Savannah Editor-in-Chief Jim Morekis shares the must-see sights and local secrets of Charleston and Savannah, from exploring the French Quarter to kayaking in the Golden Isles. Morekis includes unique trip strategies like Literary Larkfollowing the life and work of authors Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allen Poe, and John Berendtand his Kayaker’s Paradise tour. Including expert advice on walking the squares of Savannah’s ...
Grand Central Publishing
From the years of war to the Ragtime Era, Elizabeth Tradd is the center of an unforgettable family. She is a woman who experiences the horrors of life & a passion that comes to but a lucky few.
Fodor's In Focus Charleston: with Hilton Head & the Lowcountry (Travel Guide)
One of the South’s most iconic cities, Charleston has perennial appeal for travelers. Eye-candy abounds throughout the city’s walkable center, from pastel row houses to white-columned antebellum mansions and leafy streets. This setting, together with superb Southern cuisine and green spaces for outdoor activities, makes Charleston a prime domestic American travel destination. Fodor’s InFocus Charleston also covers a side trip to popular ...
Charleston: A Novel
Margaret Bradham Thornton
A gifted writer makes her fiction debut with this lyrical and haunting story of missed chances and enduring love, set against the backdrop of high society Charleston, which probes the eternal question: can we ever truly go home again? When Eliza Poinsett left the elegant world of Charleston for college, she never expected it would take her ten years to return. Now almost a decade later, she is an art historian in London with a charming Etonian ...
Charleston Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes From The Heart Of The Old South
Globe Pequot Press
Signature recipes from greater Charleston's top restaurants In recent years, Charleston, which hosts more than four million visitors annually, has matured into a world-class culinary destination. Now, The Charleston Chef's Table allows locals and visitors alike to take a bit of the city's incomparable flavor home, with profiles of more than sixty of the city's best restaurants and a signature recipe from each. From roadside dives to upscale ...
William P. Baldwin
We walk streets that have changed little in the last 100 and sometimes200 years. The buildings crowding in on all sides are not fanciful reconstructions but the real thing. We saunter where pirates saunterered. Duels were fought on these greens. Cannonballs clipped tree branches and tombstones. Courtships were pressed, marriages made, babies born. Lucky people grew old and died. Life was lived here. There are no longer pirates or cannon balls ...
The Junior League of Charleston
Charleston Receipts was first published in 1950 and is the oldest Junior League cookbook still in print. It contains 750 recipes, Gullah verses, and sketches by Charleston artists. This classic cookbook is a must-have for any collector! Inducted into the McIlhenny Hall of Fame, an award given for book sales that exceed 100,000 copies.
Charleston Then and Now (Then & Now Thunder Bay)
W. Chris Phelps
Thunder Bay Press
In 1670, the Carolina Colony crowned Charles' Town the capital city, and since then Charleston has enjoyed a colorful and turbulent history. Trade made this bustling seaport prosperous, and by the mid-eighteenth century, Charleston was the 4th largest city in the American Colonies. Though Charleston endured devastation in the Revolutionary and Civil wars, fires, hurricanes, and even earthquakes, it remains one of the most beautiful cities in the ...
Hidden History of Old Charleston (SC) (Hidden Histories)
Margaret Middleton Rivers Eastman
Edward Fitzsimons Good
The History Press
From the Lowcountry's first rrecorded duel to old-fashioned summers at the 'hottest spot in town,' these pages will captivate you with stories of people, events and places that have all but vanished from memory. Find out the real history behind some of Charleston's beloved mansions and learn about the early plantations and their owners. Join the authors as they relate the riots and romance, the preservation and politics- and even a ghost story ...
Fleeing a lousy husband and chaotic northern life, Carly Stone needs to get out of town. Craving a major dose of her mamma's famous cooking and her daddy's upbeat life lessons, she heads to historic Charleston, South Carolina. While she's welcomed home with wide-open arms, Carly is shocked to find that things are much different than when she left a year ago. For starters, a land developer is erecting a building supply superstore that will ...
Michelin Must Sees Charleston, Savannah and the South Carolina Coast (Must See Guides/Michelin)
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
The updated Must Sees Charleston, Savannah and the South Carolina Coast presents the highlights of this coastal region for a 24 hour visit, a weekend or longer. Take a stroll to admire Charleston's historic homes and Savannah's landscaped squares. Sample some Lowcountry seafood or take a harbor tour. Beach, golf, family fun, shopping and entertainment—it's all here. Sights and activities are grouped by location and theme and are reviewed ...
Moon Charleston & Savannah (Moon Charleston and Savannah)
Avalon Travel Publishing
Travel writer and Savannah native Jim Morekis shares the must-see sights and local secrets of Charleston and Savannah, from exploring the French Quarter to kayaking in the Golden Isles. Morekis includes unique trip strategies like Literary Larkfollowing the life and work of authors Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allen Poe, and John Berendtand his Kayaker’s Paradise tour. Including expert advice on walking the squares of Savannah’s ...
Charleston! Charleston!: The History of a Southern City
Walter J. Jr. Fraser
University of South Carolina Press
This book records Charleston's development from 1670 and ends with an afterword on the effects of Hurricane Hugo in 1989, drawing with special care on information from every facet of the city's life-its people and institutions; its art and architecture; its recreational, social and intellectual life; its politics and city government.
Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits: A Handbook of Etiquette with Recipes
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Nestled deep in the South is a tiny Academy that teaches classes in the most important subject in the world: the domestic arts. The Academy’s unique curriculum includes everything from cocktail-party etiquette to business entertaining, dealing with household guests, and cooking for the holidays. Here, after a little gentle instruction from Deans Pollak and Manigault, interspersed with plenty of humor, students find they are living healthier, ...
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