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Drove to the city.
Went to the Visitor Center of Charleston and bought a ticket for the bus city tour of Greyline.
It was 90 minutes long.
Saw a lot of old houses with different period styles--Federal,Victorian,Regency,etc.< br> Saw the College of Charleston and also the Battery Promenade
Walk to the Charleston Museum.Saw old …
Let me just start by saying that this trip has caused me to lose muscle mass in my arms because I haven't had to open a door since I was in DC! :) In Boston people always opened doors for me (they were very polite there. I've never heard the words please, thanks, and excuse me so much, I loved it!) and here in the south people will run in front of …
... far from the shore : )
Saturday was another day for history as we made our way to Fort Moultrie. My goodness I was not prepared for such a treat. The tour started with their video that was filmed in 1976….I highly recommend seeing this video before the NPS finds the funds to redo it. The video in itself is a hysterical relic! This fort covers nearly 200 years of US History, starting with the American Revolution thru World War II. It was such ...
... We were back aboard the ship and preparing for dinner and the departure of our ship from our last port of call on our cruise. A quick walk on the deck showed the USS Yorktown, docked across the harbor. This once proud lady of war now serves as a floating museum.
Where is Dan?
Congratulations to Bob as he was the first to find Harriet in Norfolk. Today we are looking at a local theater that features Sherlock Holmes plays. If you can find him, join us for a walk thru the Old City ...
... to hold a garrison of
over 600 men. The 85 Union troops who occupied her for the beginning of
the Civil War managed to hold off for 4 or 5 days before surrendering.
NO casualties were reported, but 2 men died in the 100 gun salute that
the Confederate Army allowed after the surrender. So the first two
casualties of the Civil War weren't even during a battle. You have 1
hour on the fort after the boat arrives and ...