Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront
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... of Fort Sumter opened on 12 April 1861, when Confederate artillery fired on the Union garrison. These were the first shots of the war, and continued all day, watched by many civilians in a celebratory spirit. The fort had been cut off from its supply-line, and surrendered the next day. The Second Battle of Fort Sumter (8 September 1863) was a failed attempt by the Union to re-take the fort, dogged by rivalry between army and navy commanders. Although the fort ...
... 000 inhabitants and is compact enough to walk around quite easily. We did just that and saw some beautifully preserved and majestic houses, many churches and museums and lovely tree-lined streets and quaint alleyways. Charleston sits on a peninsula between the estuaries of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers so you're never far from the waterfront, which has been laid out with gardens and pathways. At the tip of the peninsula is ...
... football stadium on the way in, very large for a college of only 2000 students. We visited the Cadet's Chapel where Stephen told us more about the history of the college. There were beautiful stained glass windows donated by graduating classes. It also had the state flags of all the states in alphabetical order. Then we had a few minutes to go outside and take pictures or visit the gift shop. We passed on the gift shop and went ...
... She is now jumping off the pool, no holding back ready to try anything. Foster pretends he is jumping off the side, great big smile on his face. Nia is always the last one out, she met another girl and was happy to spend some swim time with her.
We barbequed hamburgers for dinner, bags had to be packed, tired from a big night at the concert and another successful day it was early to bed.
... wounded during the 47th shot of a 100 shot salute, allowed by the Confederacy. Afterwards the salute was shortened to 50 shots. Accounts, such as in the famous diary of Mary Chesnut (of Ken Burns “Civil War” fame), describe Charleston residents along what is now known as The Battery, sitting on balconies and drinking salutes to the start of the hostilities. The War had begun.
We were only allowed an hour at the Fort, but it ...