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4:18 am on Tuesday August 14, 2012

Photo of the Day: The Circular Congregational Church

Image by Flickr user skylitup The Circular Congregational Church has some lovely curves. The Circular Congregational Church on Meeting Street in downtown Charleston along with its graveyard are seen in these shots by Flickr user "skylitup". The...
1:14 am on Friday November 4, 2011

Neighborhood fed up with anonymous beer can chucker (Updated)

Flickr user dharmabumx (Updates at the bottom.) Folks are fed up and putting up signs to try and stop whoever is regularly tossing a beer can nearly every weekday onto the shoulder of the road near St. Helena’s Episcopal Church's cemetery. The...
9:28 am on Sunday February 7, 2010

Thinning blood lines put Charleston's historic black graveyards at risk

Image by Flickr user Jeremy Brooks There's a nice piece in today's edition of The Post and Courier about the challenges and rich history of black graveyards in the Charleston area that trace their routes to freed slaves in the 1800s. Problem is, it...
4:46 pm on Thursday April 16, 2009

Photo reminds of history beneath Charleston

There's a photo over at The Post and Courier of archeologist sifting through the ground for human remains in an abandoned cemetery on Reid Street. The work is being done so the bones can be relocated before new public housing can be built. It's a ...