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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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White Point Garden

Located in the heart of Charleston’s historic district, this prominent landmark provides a spectacular view of Fort Sumter and the Charleston Harbor. It was first used as a public garden in 1837. With the outbreak of the Civil War, it became a fortification for the city. Many of the historic mortars and cannons from the Civil War used to shell as well as defend the city can be found here.

 

2 Murray Blvd, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
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Old Charleston Jail

This historic jail, operational from 1802 until 1939, housed Charleston’s most infamous criminals, including Lavinia Fisher and her husband John Fisher (convicted of robbery and murder), Denmark Vesey, Civil War prisoners, and 19th century high sea pirates.

21 Magazine St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
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Angel Oak

Visitors snap photos of the legendary Angel Oak Tree, which is over 60 ft. tall with a wide canopy.

3671 Angel Oak Rd, Johns Island, SC 29455, USA
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Bridge to Nowhere

If you’re a fan of unique and bizarre places then check out this landmark. The protected pedestrian walkway leads to nothing but a big field due to a development falling through.

1593 Oceanic St, Charleston, SC 29405, USA
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Brittlebank Park

Brittlebank Park is a ten-acre park located between Lockwood Boulevard and the Ashley River in Charleston, South Carolina

185 Lockwood Dr, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
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Fort Moultrie

Fort Moultrie is a seacost defense fortification on Sullivan’s Island built to protect the city of Charleston spanning from the Revolutionary War through World War II. It is the only area of the National Park System where the entire 171-year history of American seacoast defense (1776–1947) can be traced.

 

Fort Moultrie Dr, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482, USA
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Magnolia Cemetery

This historical cemetery dates back to 1850 and sits on a former rice plantation and is one of the most beautiful examples of rural and Victorian cemetery design. Many prominent figures of Charleston and South Carolina’s history rest here.

Cunnington Ave, Charleston, SC 29405, USA
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Morris Island Lighthouse

Built in 1767 at the southern entrance to Charleston, the original tower was destroyed during the Civil War. The new tower, was built in 1876 and stands 161 feet tall.

James Island, Charleston, SC 29412, USA
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The Battery

The Battery is a landmark defensive seawall and promenade named for a civil-war coastal defense artillery battery at the site. The surrounding area is known for its many stately, antebellum homes.

Battery Pl, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
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Colonial Lake

“It’s right by the house we used to live on Ashley Ave (Our EP is named after Ashley Avenue.) It’s got free wifi and is our favorite afternoon getaway. Walking around the lake is an unusual experience in an urban metro.” — SondorBlue

Colonial Lake, Charleston, SC, United States
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Cannon Park

“Close to where we lived when recording our recent E.P. Lots of dogs and an overall great hangout. The giant pillars in the middle of the park were once part of a museum.” — SondorBlue

Cannon Park, Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC, United States
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East Bay Street

“East Bay Street lines the water and there is a lot of history, cobble stone roads, and restaurants.” — SondorBlue

East Bay Street, Charleston, SC, United States
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