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The Historic Battery in Charleston

Almost every location in Charleston has some historic value, and the Battery is no different. Shaded by large Oak and Palmetto trees overlooking the Charleston Harbor, the Battery’s official name was coined when the harbor was blockaded by the British during the War of 1812. To defend their city, the residents of Charleston placed large…

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A Brief History of Charleston

First established in 1670 as Charles Town, the city began as a colonial seaport and developed into a wealthy city by the mid-eighteenth century. Until the start of the civil war, Charles Town’s economy prospered, steadily importing goods through its busy seaport and producing rice, cotton, and indigo. The historical city is home to the…

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20 Things You Didn’t Know About Charleston’s Oldest Carriage Tour

The Palmetto Carriage herd is made up of 35 mules, 20 horses, 2 goats, and 6 chickens. The average age of a Palmetto Carriage animal is 15. The average Palmetto Carriage animal’s work day is 5 hours (limited to 8 hours). Palmetto Carriage animals average 25 weeks a year at our farm on John’s Island.…

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