– Charleston, South Carolina 2007 –
mostly in the Historic District on the downtown peninsula,
in between trips to feed the parking meter
and overnight after getting lost without a place to stay…
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church
and the French Protestant Church Huguenot.
The former German Fire Co. Engine House
and the Old Slave Mart Museum
The Exchange and Provost building.
of South Carolina.
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church National Historic Landmark.
South End Brewery and Smokehouse, home of fine suds and burgers.
Sample the selection:
Love Me Two Time Blonde, Rip Tide Red, Watch it Grow Wheat,
Pict’s Stout, Castle Pinckney Pale Ale, and the Seasonal Draught.
Built of Bermudian limestone in the early 1700’s,
The Pink House is the oldest stone building in Charleston.
And again passing the former German Fire Co. Engine House and the Old Slave Mart Museum.
The First Class Band playing a terrace party.
The United States Custom House after dark.
and St. Matthew’s German Evangelical Lutheran Church.
The Marion Square Farmer’s Market is set up for the day.
Facing Calhoun Street is the John C. Calhoun monument
by J. Massey Rhind.
The downtown Charleston County Public Library.
A room at the Embassy Suites
after regrouping with people the next morning.
And so this little escapade
of sightseeing and urban survival ends…