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.
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.
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.
Brittlebank Park is a ten-acre park located between Lockwood Boulevard and the Ashley River in Charleston, South Carolina
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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
“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
“East Bay Street lines the water and there is a lot of history, cobble stone roads, and restaurants.” — SondorBlue