Lost Charleston
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Even in a city as conscious of history as Charleston, not everything has survived. Natural disasters, wars and other calamities claimed many treasures. Only a few preserved bits of one of the city’s grandest mansions survive at Dock Street Theatre. An old Quaker graveyard still rests in peace but does so under a downtown parking garage. The famous corner of Meeting and Broad Streets was once the area’s busiest marketplace. The Grace Memorial Bridge spanned the Cooper River for more than seventy years. Author J. Grahame Long details the history of these and more lost locations in the Holy City.
The History Press
: 9781467139045
: The History Press
: 04/22/2019
: South Carolina
: Lost
: 49 Black And White
: 160
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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J. Grahame Long is the chief curator of the Charleston Museum, America’s first museum, founded in 1773. He has published numerous articles in local and national periodicals and authored two additional books: Stolen Charleston: The Spoils of War (The History Press, 2014) and Dueling in Charleston: Violence Refined in the Holy City (The History Press, 2012). Grahame is a member of the German Friendly Society, an honorary member of the Washington Light Infantry and a former member of the Presbyterian College Alumni Board of Directors. He is married to Reverend Lissa Long of Westminster Presbyterian Church and has two daughters.
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