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Image of Souvenir Ticket, South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition - Ticket

Souvenir Ticket, South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition - Ticket

One Souvenir Ticket to the South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition for "Charleston Day," May 31, 1902. (Scan only; original given to Special Collections at Charleston County Public Library.) Purpose of the exposition: "To reveal to the world the marvelous development of the South in the last quarter of the Nineteenth Century, and to emphasize the importance of developing the rich commercial possibilities now open to the United S ...

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Charleston Newspaper Article Scrapbook - Scrapbook

Newspaper articles about Charleston (and vicinity) residences, buildings, landmarks, and sites, including many "Do You Know Your Charleston" (DYKYC) articles, most with photographs. Presumably, this scrapbook was created and maintained by the donor or a family member of the donor. Front cover has an embossed decoration in the center, embossed border, and a gold-colored design at each corner; the words "scrap book" are also embossed on the cover. ...

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Charleston Newspaper Article Scrapbook - Scrapbook

Newspaper articles mostly about Lowcountry plantations and sites, including many "Do You Know Your Lowcountry" and some "Do You Know Your Peedee" articles, most with photographs. Presumably, this scrapbook was created and maintained by the donor or a family member of the donor. Front cover is decoratively embossed and has a gold-colored design; the words "scrap book" are also embossed on the cover. The creator did not retain or otherwise document ...

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Map of Charleston, South Carolina, America's Most Historic City, Showing Historic Landmarks and Key to Street and Suburban Locations - Map

Side A: Map of the Charleston peninsula, street index, route for "The Garden Club Walk" [a/k/a "Gateway Walk"], and a few advertisements for local businesses and attractions including the Old Slave Mart Museum. Side B: Map of Charleston and its suburbs with index . Also has detailed map entitled "The Historic Heart of Charleston Locating Many Interesting and Historic Places" featuring points of interest (including the approximate location of th ...

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Image of Presenting Your City Map of Charleston, South Carolina - Map

Presenting Your City Map of Charleston, South Carolina - Map

Map of the Charleston County (peninsula and suburbs), with street index. Also includes history of Charleston, general civic information about Charleston (e.g., altitude, area of county, area of city, city and county government, climate, geography, history, and population), and a business directory.

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Visitors' Guide Map: Historic Charleston, South Carolina, Including Points of Interest and General Information - Map

Side A: Map of the Charleston peninsula featuring points of interest identified. Includes street index. Also includes "Some Interesting Charleston 'Firsts'." Side B: Suburban Residential Area Map of Charleston Couny showing principal residential developments. Also includes information for visitors (public service organizations, accommodations, hospitals and sanatoriums, colleges and boarding schools, air lines, beaches, churches, education, g ...

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Historic Charleston Foundation 1886 Earthquake Collection - Collection

Charleston, South Carolina suffered a destructive earthquake on August 31, 1886. At 9:51 p.m., the quake that destroyed buildings and killed dozens of people rolled through Charleston and the surrounding cities and towns. Though there was no way to measure earthquakes at that time, modern seismologists estimate the Charleston earthquake to have measured 7.7 on the Richter magnitude scale. Collection consists of 13 file folders containing photog ...

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