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RESTORATION OF THE HOUSE
In 1995, Historic Charleston Foundation embarked on a multi-year study and restoration of the Russell House. Today, the interior finishes and architectural details reflect Nathaniel Russell’s original dwelling, and the house is furnished with an outstanding collection of fine and decorative arts from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In recent years, grants and ...
... successful defense of the city. The flag became a rally flag for all of the forces of South Carolina. The Moultrie flag would eventually become the state flag of South Carolina. Added to the state flag was a palmetto tree. Clinton returned in 1780 with additional troops and after a long siege of Charles Towne, he gained control of the port until 1782, when it was freed by General Nathanael Green, who presented to the local patriot militia the Moultrie Flag, describing it as the ...
... by the architect of the gardens at Versailles. Less landscaped are the slave burial grounds, where unknown numbers of enslaved workers and their freed descendants lie in unmarked graves. Nice evening at a jazz restaurant named Mecato. Ate good pizza and calamari while listening to a guitar and drums duo while we tried to figure out the rules of the gridiron game playing on the ...
... that evening by Max to an excellent pork rib BBQ with salad etc and lots of good cheer, also joined by Graham, another Kiwi, a partner in a similar farm operation to ours about 20 miles to the north of us. That group of 3 farms is older established and doing well, and is a good support and example for Max and our place. There is a lot of cooperation between the farms.
Monday 29th and we headed onward to the east with Charleston our next stop. The trip ...
... a cab back to the hotel - we wanted to be sensible so we could wander about tomorrow.
We walked in to town the next day, zig sagging our way through the town and its neighbourhoods. We walked around for quite a while, I think we have a million photos of other people's houses!!! We managed to get all the way down to the waterfront, when the heavens opened. As luck would have it, there was a shining beacon behind us not 50 meters in the form of ...
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