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Charleston, SC by
Call Number: F279.C44 J47 2008
Publication Date: 2008-10-01
DO YOU KNOW WHEN Charleston was the fourth largest city in America? (Hint: The British still wanted control ) HOW the streets in Charleston stay so clean? (Hint: Diaper duty helps ) Find these answers and more in Cool Stuff Every Kid Should Know --an interesting little book about a very special place on the planet Arcadia Kids is a new series of fun, colorful, easy-to-read books for children ages 7-11 featuring attention-grabbing cover art, inviting conversational style content, and vivid full-color images of landmarks and geography. Parents, grandparents, and savvy shoppers will appreciate the feel good factor of purchasing books that are both fun AND educational."
Legendary Locals of Charleston by
Call Number: F279.C453 A244 2013
Publication Date: 2013-10-28
Charleston was founded in 1670 by people recruited in the coffeehouses and pubs of London. They were a diverse and interesting group that created a vibrant, sophisticated city in the wilderness. This book tells the stories of people in each era of the city's history. There is a second-grade class photograph that contains a mayor, an admiral, and the grandfather of a senator; Christopher Gadsden, who is buried in an unmarked grave because he feared his enemies would defile his body; and Isaac Hayne, who was hanged by the British for being a traitor. There is Mary Moultrie, who led the strike of hospital employees that earned equal pay and fair treatment for nurses. Today, Shepard Fairey, Stephen Colbert, and Tim Scott keep Charleston's reputation for rebelliousness alive.
Burke High School: 1894-2006 by
Call Number: LD7501.C3292 P93 2007
In 1911, the Charleston Colored Industrial School opened its doors to 375 African American boys and girls, making it the first public high school for African Americans in the city of Charleston. Throughout the years, there have been several public high schools in the city that educated African American students.
Charleston's Avery Center by
Call Number: LC2852.C443 D73 2015
Publication Date: 2006-07-06
For 140 years, Charleston's Avery Research Center has been a hub of African American education and study in the South Carolina Lowcountry. No other institution compares to Avery's scope and impact on the black community in Charleston, and Avery's compelling story and rich history reflect that prominence.
Charleston, South Carolina by
Call Number: F279 .C49 N464 2000
Charleston, a living museum of Southern culture, is famous for its charm, Lowcountry cuisine, unique architectural stylings, and leisurely pace of life.
Charleston and the Golden Age of Piracy by
Call Number: F279.C453 A2423 2013
Publication Date: 2013-04-23
The Golden Age of Piracy, encompassing roughly the first quarter of the eighteenth century, produced some of the most outrageous characters in maritime history.
The Charleston Freedman's Cottage by
Call Number: F279.C49 N424 2008
Charleston's "freedman's cottages" are some of the most understudied and undervalued vernacular buildings in the city, found as far south as Council Street and as far north as North Charleston.
Charleston Is Burning! by
Call Number: F279 .C457 C76 2009
Publication Date: 2009-07-09
From the days of "bucket brigades" and private volunteer companies--such as the Phoenix, the Axemen and the Eagle--Charleston has seen more than its fair share of conflagrations.
Haunted Charleston by
Call Number: BF1472.U6 M33 2004
Publication Date: 2005-05-01
On the historic streets of Charleston, where true life is stranger than fiction, narrators Ed Macy and Geordie Buxton leave embellishment by the wayside to let these stories--in ghastly and sometimes dreadful detail--tell themselves.
Hidden History of Old Charleston by
Call Number: F279.C457 E35 2012
Publication Date: 2010-02-15
From the Lowcountry's first rrecorded duel to old-fashioned summers at the 'hottest spot in town,' these pages will captivate you with stories of people, events and places that have all but vanished from memory.
A History of Charleston's Hampton Park by
Call Number: F279.C47 H36 2012
Most visitors to Charleston never venture far enough north to discover what residents claim as the most appealing public open space on the peninsula. Hampton Park is completely unexpected in this city famous for highly manicured gardens with clipped lawns, sculpted shrubs and precise designs hidden behind massive walls and iron gates.
Ornamental Ironwork of Charleston by
Call Number: NA3950 .O76 2007
Publication Date: 2007-12-17
Hidden initials, lotuses and lyres. These motifs--and many more--can be found in the ironwork gates, balconies and fences that grace the city of Charleston.
Charleston Salt and Iron by
Call Number: F279 .C5263 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
CHARLESTON SALT & IRON South Carolina Publisher, Lydia Inglett Publishing,announces the pre-sale of their new book: CharlestonSalt and Iron by Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer, author if theaward-winning, South: What it means to be here inheart or in spirit.
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