Belmond Charleston Place
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBelmond Charleston Place
Yes the hotel is beautiful and centrally located but many are. The staff is outstanding and the service on the club levels is appropriate of Orient-Express.
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... corner of the intersection. In its churchyard are the graves of John Rutledge and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, signers of the United States Constitution. On the northeast corner of the Four Corners is Charleston City Hall, constructed in the Adamesque style between 1800 and 1804. Across the street, on the northwest corner, stands the Charleston County Courthouse, originally constructed in 1753 as South Carolina's provincial capital, the building was rebuilt in ...
... that rose 50 feet high, but after the Civil War, it was nearly destroyed. After South Carolina succeeded from the Union, it considered all property within its state to be property of the state, not the Union. But the government thought otherwise. Thus ensued the battle for Fort Sumter and, of course, the Union lost that battle to keep the Fort.
Paraphrasing Wikipedia - On Thursday, April 11, 1861, General P.G.T. Beauregard sent three ...
... visitor centre but the ferry wasn't leaving for Fort Sumter till 4pm and it was a 2 hour visit so we figured that would be a bit late so we would go in the morning. We read all the information on display in the centre and found it all a bit confusing but basically the Union held it, on 12th April 1861 it was shelled by the confederates which is considered to be the start of the civil war, the confederates won the battle and ...
... with cemeteries and visited one of the oldest (and slightly creepiest) here in Charleston.
We spent some time wandering around Patriots Point where the SS Yorktown is docked.
Finally, we took a drive through James Island State Park that has a 3 mile long drive filled with nothing but Christmas light displays. I have many pictures of that but refuse to post those until AFTER Thanksgiving!
... In the late afternoon we headed off through back roads where people from their front porches would wave to us as we rode past on our way to Washington DC.
Just before nightfall we stopped at the Day Inn Interstate Motel for the night and had dinner at Cracker Barrell. I tried my first American 'biscuit'. It is like a scone only salty, funny they serve it with jam, its an acquired ...