Charleston, East Battery by hdes.copeland

Charleston, 21 East Battery, also known as the Edmonston-Alston House. Photo taken after 31 August 1886, immediately following major earthquake. Photo is available on the wed and is part of the archival collections of the Library of Congress (LOC) and several other public institutions. Damages to the Edmonston-Alston House included the collapsed balcony on the […]

Charleston – White Point Garden: Fort Sumter Memorial by wallyg

Confederate Defenders of Charleston, also known as the Fort Sumter Memorial or Fort Sumter Monument, created by sculptor Hermon A. MacNeil and architectural firm Delano & Aldrich, was dedicated in the southeastern corner of White Point Garden on October 20, 1932. The 25-foot tall monument features an allegorical depiction of the Confederate defense of Charleston […]