In this extensively researched and clearly organized walking tour, Patrick Hayes takes students and tourists through 300 years of historic sites within a 5 block square of dense preservation and scenic harbor vistas in downtown Charleston.
Visit the scenes of pivotal events related to life in the English colony's walled fortress, the age of piracy, the American Revolution, the transatlantic and domestic slave trades, and the Civil War.
Each stop on the map is keyed to a large-font script that places the site in its full historical context. Key points are highlighted, with detailed additional material for points of particular interest.
Political, social, and military history are brought to life through vivid stories and visually stunning artifacts.
Suitable and of interest for students and visitors from age 8 to adult.
The addresses are in any guidebook. The hidden stories behind them are Charleston's true treasure.