[Postcard of High Battery Home]

[Postcard of High Battery Home]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a three story brick building with white columns on the second floor and a horse drawn buggy pulling two men in suits, further described as "High Battery Home Charleston, South Carolina Classic Greek Revival, Architecture is typified by this fine residence at 9 East Battery, built in 1838 by Robert William Roper, a wealthy planter and son of the founder of Roper Hospital. Its monumental portico faces out over 300 years of history in Charleston's harbor. Present owner Richard Hampton Jenrette."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Magnolia Gardens]

[Postcard of Magnolia Gardens]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a red stone path leading to a group of Magnolia trees, described further as "Magnolia Gardens Charleston County, S. C. Developed in 1830 by Rev. John Drayton, the gardens were pronounced by John Galsworthy as 'the most beautiful gardens in the world.' Visitors are entranced by over 25 acres of exotic oriental plants mixed with the beautiful native flowers of the Carolina coast."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Middleton Gardens]

[Postcard of Middleton Gardens]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a still waterway crossed by a black bridge and blushing with pink blooming bushes, described as "Middelton Gardens - Charleston, S. C. Oldest landscaped garden in America where in 1787, at the invitation of owner Arthur Middleton, the French botanist, Andrew Michaux, set out the first four camellia japonicas that were brought to America, three of which are still flourishing."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Church Street]

[Postcard of Church Street]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a street leading to a church lined with brightly colored cars, further described as "Along Church Street - Charleston, S. C. At left the Dock Street Theatre, opened in 1736, is the first building in America designed solely for theatrical purposes. In center is St. Philip's Episcopal Church, erected 1835, now one of Charleston's most famous landmarks. At right the Huguenot (French Protestant) church, 1681, which still uses the original liturgy. Present structure is the third on this site."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of St. Michael's Church]

[Postcard of St. Michael's Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: Charleston Post Card Co. & Ernest Ferguson
Description: Postcard of a church with a steeple and many cars parked in front. On the back, the following is added, "The oldest church edifice in the city of Charleston. The cornerstone of the Episcopal Church was laid in 1752, and in 1761, the church was opened for services. The type of architecture is according to the tradition of Sir Christopher Wren. St. Michael's is one of the few city Churches in America that has retained the original design where the service is to be heard and all the worshipers to participate. The clock and bells were imported from England in 1764."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Mildred and Bob Blackshear]

[Mildred and Bob Blackshear]

Date: December 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Mildred and Bob Blackshear - Christmas 1942 - Charleston, S.C. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
A plan of the town, bar, harbour, and environs of Charlestown in South Carolina : with all the channels, soundings, sailing-marks &c. from the surveys made in the colony.

A plan of the town, bar, harbour, and environs of Charlestown in South Carolina : with all the channels, soundings, sailing-marks &c. from the surveys made in the colony.

Date: 1972
Creator: Faden, William, 1750?-1836
Description: Map shows late eighteenth century Charleston Harbor details. Relief indicated by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:50,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Transcript of letter from J. Hamilton to Barnard E. Bee, March 26, 1837]

[Transcript of letter from J. Hamilton to Barnard E. Bee, March 26, 1837]

Date: March 26, 1837
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Hamilton to Barnard E. Bee, notifying Bee that Hamilton will deposit $16,000 for Bee with Gasquet Parish and Co.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The Afro=American Citizen. (Charleston, S.C.), Vol. 1, No. 38, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 17, 1900

The Afro=American Citizen. (Charleston, S.C.), Vol. 1, No. 38, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 17, 1900

Date: January 17, 1900
Creator: Gregory, L. G.
Description: Weekly African-American newspaper from Charleston, South Carolina that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Free Press. (Charleston, S.C.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 5, 1868

The Free Press. (Charleston, S.C.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 5, 1868

Date: April 5, 1868
Creator: Duval, C. D.
Description: Weekly African-American newspaper from Charleston, South Carolina that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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