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Signature City Charleston: Historic Plantations and Gardens

Program Number: 19403RJ
Start and End Dates:
4/20/2014 - 4/25/2014; 3/15/2015 - 3/20/2015; 3/22/2015 - 3/27/2015; 3/29/2015 - 4/3/2015; 4/5/2015 - 4/10/2015; 4/19/2015 - 4/24/2015; 4/26/2015 - 5/1/2015; 5/3/2015 - 5/8/2015; 5/17/2015 - 5/22/2015; 9/20/2015 - 9/25/2015; 9/27/2015 - 10/2/2015; 10/4/2015 - 10/9/2015; 10/11/2015 - 10/16/2015; 10/18/2015 - 10/23/2015;
Duration: 5 nights
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Price starting at: $1,299.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Signature Cities; Homes & Gardens
Meals: 12; 5 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian; Gluten Free    

In one of America’s most historic and beautiful cities, take a step back in time as you explore the manicured gardens, ornate home interiors and antebellum history of the plantations nestled within Charleston and the coastal Lowcountry. Encounter the life stories of those who lived and worked in these stately homes and historic plantations, black and white, slave and free. Learn about the Gullah people, slave descendants who have preserved more of their African heritage than any other community in the country.




Highlights

• Step inside the Nathaniel Russell Home and the Edmondston-Alston Home, Middleton Place Plantation and Gardens and Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.
• Attend the Charleston City Market, four blocks of open-air buildings where vendors sell paintings, pottery, sweetgrass baskets and more.
• Enjoy sumptuous Lowcountry cuisine, a sweetgrass basket weaving demo, gullah and the only tea plantation in the U.S.



Activity Particulars

Field trips are up to two miles and 3 to 4 blocks. Some concrete paths and some uneven surfaces, especially at the plantations. Some standing for lectures on field trips.



For participants interested in a lower-priced Charleston program with accommodations at a retreat center several miles outside of the city, please see program #19402.




Date Specific Information

4-20-2014

Participants stay in a luxury hotel in the heart of Charleston’s historic district.



3-15-2015, 3-22-2015, 3-29-2015, 4-5-2015, 4-19-2015, 5-3-2015, 5-17-2015, 9-27-2015, 10-4-2015, 10-11-2015, 10-18-2015

Participants stay in a luxury hotel in the heart of Charleston’s historic district. Due to the amount of walking required, Activity Level is Active. Travel to some field trips is on foot, walking as much as two miles at a time, sometimes on uneven surfaces.



4-26-2015, 9-20-2015

Participants stay at a moderately-priced high-rise hotel located 2 miles from Charleston’s historic district and across the Ashley River. Due to the location of the hotel, participants travel throughout the program on motorcoaches, and the Activity Level is Moderate.



Coordinated by Center for Educational Adventure.




Charleston (South Carolina)

Founded in 1670, Charleston is an old colonial city brimming with museums and historical attractions. In its early days, it was a cosmopolitan trading center whose wealth is on display today in the well-preserved architecture and cultural institutions. Picturesque tree-lined streets and a lovely coastline make it a tourist Mecca.



Accommodations
Hotel varies by date. Some dates stay in Charleston’s historic district while others stay in a hotel overlooking the city. Please see date notes for specific details. Inside historic district hotel has an extensive in-house art collection, outdoor pool and impressive lounge area where the halls were once walked by General Robert E. Lee and President Theodore Roosevelt. Outside historic district hotel is a unique 14-story circular high rise hotel located on the banks of the Ashley River overlooking the sky lights of historic Charleston.

Road Scholar Instructors
These instructors are participating on at least one date of this program. Please note that changes may occur.
Ruth Miller

Ruth Miller, a graduate of Duke University, has lived all over America and journeyed throughout the world. As a Charleston historian and excursion leader, she enjoys tying local history into the American story and worldwide events. Ruth is the author and co-author of numerous books, including “Charleston Charlie — A Family Activity Book for Kids of All Ages,” “Touring the Tombstones,” and “The Angel Oak Story.” She is a member of the South Carolina Historical Society and the National Trust.
 
Al Miller

Al Miller received a bachelor’s degree in English, speech and drama from Baptist College — now Charleston Southern University. He is a recognized historian specializing in local, black history with emphasis on the Gullah-Geechee culture. He brings his musical talent to his lectures for a unique perspective. Al enjoys leading educational excursions, is a licensed real estate agent, as well as a historian and lecturer on black history. He is also a member of numerous organizations, including the Choraliers Music Club of Charleston, Alpha Phi Fraternity and St. James A.M.E. Church.
 
Darryl Stoneworth

Darryl Stoneworth, along with wife Angela, has been selling home-crafted sweetgrass baskets in the Charleston City Market since May 2009. If you happen by his stand, you'll know Darryl by his omnipresent smile. The couple is also constructing their first roadside basket stand along Highway 17N in Mount Pleasant, N.C. The town has renamed and dedicated this stretch of the highway in tribute to the hamlet's sweetgrass basket makers.
 
Meals and Lodgings
   The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
  Charleston, SC 5 nights
 The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Type: Full Service Hotel
  Description: The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel is a gem among historic Charleston hotels. Blending opulent accommodations, historic ambiance and modern convenience, our luxury Charleston hotel treats you to true southern hospitality, the same hospitality we showed our first guest over 150 years ago. With our recent multi-million dollar restoration, our historic Charleston hotel has recaptured its original splendor, and we're eager to share it with you. Located in the heart of Charleston, The Mills House is the only hotel included in the city's prestigious Museum Mile, and there's no shortage of lively Charleston attractions nearby: Dock Street Theatre (0.0 mile) King Street Antique District (0.0 mile) The Market Place (0.0 mile) Waterfront Park (0.0 mile) College of Charleston (0.5 mile) South Carolina Aquarium (0.5 mile) The Battery/Historic District (0.5 mile) After a day amidst the storied sights of downtown, return to the Mills House where we stand apart from other Charleston, SC luxury hotels by combining a lush, Victorian atmosphere with modern appeal. From our thoughtfully-appointed Charleston, SC accommodations to state-of-the-art meeting space and exquisite service, we continue to exceed our legendary reputation. History and luxury await! Join us at The Mills House Hotel, a Conde' Nast Traveler Gold List Hotel, and stroll the halls once walked by General Robert E. Lee and President Theodore Roosevelt.
  Contact info: 115 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401 USA
phone: 843-577-2400
web: www.millshouse.com
  Room amenities: 2 phones with voicemail Bathtub Cable/Satellite color TV Coffee and tea makers Connecting rooms Crib upon request Free morning newspaper delivered to room Hair dryers High-speed Internet access In-room pay-per-view movies Iron/board Nightly turndown service Private bathroom Rollaway bed/cot Work desk with lamp
  Facility amenities: Housekeeping & Laundry Services Daily Housekeeping Dry Cleaning Pickup/Laundry Same Day Dry Cleaning Concierge Desk to help w/tour plans Entertainment & Recreation Outdoor Pool Hotel Shops Newsstand Gift Shop Business Services Copying E-mail & Internet Facsimile PC available Printer High Speed Internet Access Public Space Data Services Wireless Data Connection Miscellaneous Concierge Services Ice Machine Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk A/C Public Areas Dedicated Lounge (or 24 Hour Lounge) Porter/Bellman Fitness Center Outdoor Pool Parking Daily Self Parking Fee: $20.00 (USD) Valet Parking Available: $22.00 (USD) County operated garage adjacent to the hotel self parking $20.00 per night There is a 6 feet 7 inch vehicle height limitation in all garages
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: call hotel for rate Group rates are not available during times outside of the Road Scholar program week. For early arrival or late stayovers, call the hotel directly.
  Check in time: 3:00 PM
  Additional nights after: call hotel for rate Group rates are not available during times outside of the Road Scholar program week. For early arrival or late stayovers, call the hotel directly.
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Hotel check-in begins at 3:00 pm. Road Scholar check-in is at 5:00 pm with orientation at 6:00 pm followed by dinner. You will be staying at The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel that night.
  End of Program:
Hotel check-out is 11:00 am. Road Scholar program concludes with morning session around 10:00 am. You will be staying at The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
County operated garage adjacent to the hotel. Self parking is $23.87 per night including taxes and is not included in your program cost.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Charleston, SC
  Nearest city or town:  Mt. Pleasant and Beaufort, SC
  Nearest highway: Highway 95
  Nearest airport:  Charleston International Airport and Air Force Base, SC
  From End of Program
  Location: Charleston, SC
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Charleston, SC

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
Taxi/Shuttle Service - Charleston International Airport
phone: 843-767-7007

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Approximate rate from airport to hotel is $30 for two people
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

20 minutes 

 

Distance:

 

12 miles

   

Option 1: The meter fare for taxi departure from the Airport is $2.15 per loaded mile with no additional charge for the first two passengers. For each passenger in excess of two, a fee of $12.00 per passenger per trip will be charged. Option 2:The shuttle rate for Downtown Charleston is $12.00 per passenger and departs within 15 minutes. The shuttle is a shared ride and makes multiple stops. Option 3: Fixed rate for Airport vicinity is $9.00/passenger, not to exceed $27.00 per trip.

 
Driving Directions
  Charleston: Interstate 26 to Mills House Hotel Travel on Interstate 26 until you reach the Meeting Street Exit, 221B. Continue on Meeting Street for 2 miles until you reach the corner of Meeting Street and Queen Street. The Mills House will be on your right.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Arrival & Check-in, Registration & Orientation, Get Acquainted
(Sunday, April 20)
   
 Afternoon: HOTEL CHECK-IN: Available from 3:00 pm. PROGRAM REGISTRATION: After you have your room assignment, come over to the Road Scholar desk in the lobby to register with the program staff at our desk in the lobby beginning at 5:00pm. You’ll receive your arrival packet containing the most up-to-date schedule and program information that we’ll review during our orientation session at 6:00 pm followed by dinner. Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to local circumstances. In the event of any changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding!
 Dinner: Dinner is at the hotel.
 Evening: ORIENTATION: You'll have an informative overview of the program to come plus an opportunity to meet the program staff and your fellow participants during an introductory get-acquainted session. We’ll review the updated schedule, answer any questions you may have, and cover responsibilities, safety guidelines, and emergency procedures. (If you arrive late, please pick up your packet at the hotel front desk.) The remainder of the evening is yours to begin getting to know one another, walk around the neighborhood, or relax in the hotel. You are about to embark on a very special learning adventure, seeing first hand how history lives on in the present, from stately homes in historic Charleston to extraordinary Lowcountry plantations. Charleston is and always has been a place of spectacular contradictions. Known as the “Holy City” because of its many houses of worship, this was one of the few cities in colonial America to protect religious diversity. Yet it was also part of an ante-bellum society that benefited from slavery and became wealthy as a result. You’ll have opportunities to ponder these contradictions as we explore and learn about magnificent dwellings, often adorned with graceful gardens, and the lives of the people who lived and worked there. NOTE: The “field trip” designation denotes a group outing that includes on-site presentations by experts.
   
Accommodations: The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Charleston and The Carolina Lowcountry/The Battery and Historic Homes/Gullah Culture Evening
(Monday, April 21)
   
 Breakfast: Famous Lowcountry breakfast will be at the hotel. Enjoy breakfast in the courtyard or the Barbadoes Room.
 Morning: PRESENTATION: A local historian — the co-author of "A Witness to History: Charleston's Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon" — will provide an introduction to Charleston and the Carolina Lowcountry. This introductory history of Charleston will prepare you for the field trips we will take during your stay starting with the first field trip through historic downtown Charleston after lunch.
 Lunch: Lunch will be in the City Market Place at a popular restaurant.
 Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Charleston Historic District. Get an orientation to the interior city of Charleston as we begin our exploration of great houses and gardens. Among those we visit is the PALMER HOME on the Battery, one of Charleston's most famous houses, built in 1848 by John Ravenel, whose son designed the "Little David" , the first semi-submersible vessel. This private home is now operated as a bed-and-breakfast by third-generation owner, Frances Palmer. The house is furnished and decorated with antiques dating back two hundred years. In addition to learning about all this fascinating history, enjoy light refreshments. You'll also see the Palmer House private garden as well as other private gardens as we walk through the historic area.
 Dinner: Dinner is at the hotel.
 Evening: PRESENTATION & PERFORMANCE: The Gullah people, descendants of slaves, are a distinctive group of African-Americans living in the Coastal regions of South Carolina and Georgia. Because of their isolated community life, the Gullah have retained more of their African cultural heritage than any other group and speak an English-based Creole language that retains many elements of African language and culture. Enjoy an informative presentation and selection of songs that will entertain and delight you with insights into Gullah culture.
   
Accommodations: The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Middleton Place Plantation & Gardens, Low Country Buffet, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, Sweet Grass Baskets Presentation
(Tuesday, April 22)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.
 Morning: FIELD TRIP: Middleton Place is a National Historic Landmark situated on the Ashley River, a carefully preserved 18th-century plantation that has survived revolution, Civil War, and earthquake. During our field trip, you'll learn that it was the home of four important generations of Middletons, beginning with Henry Middleton, President of the First Continental Congress; Arthur, a signer of the Declaration of Independence; Henry, Governor of South Carolina and an American Minister to Russia; and William, a signer of the Ordinance of Secession. We'll explore the house museum, the gardens, and the plantation stableyards.
 Lunch: Enjoy a delicious Lowcountry buffet at Middleton Plantation.
 Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Magnolia Plantation, founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond. It is the oldest public site open to visitors in the Lowcountry, with the oldest public gardens in America, opening its doors to visitors in 1872 to view the thousands of beautiful flowers and plants in its famous gardens. Learn about its rich history as you experience the beauty of the house and gardens.

The Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, South Carolina's only statewide partner with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, awarded Magnolia Plantation the 2010 Heritage Award for their interpretive program at the slave cabins. Magnolia Plantation also won the 2009 preservation award last year for restoration and preservation of the cabins.

 Dinner: Dinner will be at the hotel.
 Evening: PRESENTATION: Learn about Charleston's Sweetgrass Baskets and see a demonstration. Brought to the area by slaves who came from the west coast of Africa, basket making is an ancient African art form in this country, which has been passed on from generation to generation. Skilled craftsmanship and long hours are involved in making these baskets. Even for the most experienced basket maker, a simple design can take as long as 12 hours. A larger more complex design can take as long as two to three months. Learn the art of sweetgrass basket making and the history of Gullah sweetgrass baskets.
   
Accommodations: The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Edmondston-Alston Home and Nathaniel Russell Home/Free Afternoon/The Sound of Charleston
(Wednesday, April 23)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.
 Morning: FIELD TRIP: This morning' s first field trip will take you to the Edmondston-Alston home. Built for shipping merchant Charles Edmondston c.1825, this house on Charleston's High Battery was acquired in 1838 by Charles Alston, owner of three rice plantations on the fertile Waccamaw Neck. It is an outstanding example of a planter's town house, where the Alstons enjoyed the social season and summer breezes of the city, avoiding the malarial rice plantations. Since it has never passed out of the family's ownership, it is richly appointed with original furniture, tableware, and even Charles Alston's library and gun. The second-story piazza affords a breathtaking view of Charleston Harbor. The second home to view this morning is the Nathaniel Russell Home. Since 1808, visitors have admired the grand Federal townhouse of Charleston merchant Nathaniel Russell. Set amid spacious formal gardens, the Nathaniel Russell House is a National Historic Landmark and is widely recognized as one of America’s most important neoclassical dwellings. The graceful interior with elaborate plasterwork ornamentation, geometrically shaped rooms and a magnificent free-flying staircase are among the most exuberant ever created in early America.
 Lunch: Begin your free afternoon with lunch on your own to sample some of the wonderful cuisine available in many different restaurants and eateries.
 Afternoon: FREE AFTERNOON: This is your opportunity to pursue your personal interests. There is so much to choose from! You can check elsewhere in this document for free time suggestions and we will also be happy to make suggestions on site during the program. You may also want to check the official Charleston Visitors Bureau website to see what's on: www.charlestoncvb.com/.

You are also near the historic College of Charleston with many activities of its own.

 Dinner: Dinner is on your own to try out the restaurants and cuisines of your choice. There are numerous options within walking distance of the hotel and we will prepare a list of suggestions. It is your night to enjoy. (This meal has been excluded from the program cost.)
 Evening: Experience the unique sounds that define Charleston's rich musical heritage (gospel, Gershwin, music of the Civil War, light classics, & jazz) all presented by professional artists in a live, unforgettable 75-minute concert in historic Circular Congregational Church, in the heart of the Historic District.
   
Accommodations: The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5: Charleston Tea Plantation/Tomato Shed Cafe, Famous Angel Oak Tree/Farewell Dinner
(Thursday, April 24)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.
 Morning: You will take a field trip to the only tea plantation in the United States. The Charleston Tea Plantation is the home of American Classic Tea, tea grown in America. It is located on picturesque Wadmalaw Island in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry. Its grounds include 127 acres of Camellia Sinensis tea plants, a working Tea Factory and a charming Plantation Gift Shoppe.
 Lunch: Lunch is at the Tomato Shed Cafe located on Wadmalaw Island. It is a small café, specializing in fresh vegetables grown on the Ambrose family farm and fresh meat. Since Farmer Pete was a shrimper before he was a farmer, we have the best connections to get the freshest shrimp right from the trawler that is kept at our dock on Adams Creek in Rockville.
 Afternoon: After lunch we will visit the Angel Oak tree. The Angel Oak is a Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) that is a native species found throughout the Lowcountry (Coastal Carolina). Believed to be in excess of 1500 years old, its massive, draping limbs and wide spreading canopy present the aura of an angel but the naming of this tree was acquired from the tree's previous owners, Martha and Justin Angel.
 Dinner: Dinner will be at a popular restaurant near your hotel as we explore some of Charleston's distinctive coastal cuisine. This will be our final night together and we will toast it with a special farewell dinner.
 Evening: We will continue our fun into the night at the local restaurant. Enjoy saying good-bye to newfound friends and sharing memories made during the week.
   
Accommodations: The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Charleston's Restoration And Preservation, Farewells, Program Concludes
(Friday, April 25)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast will be at the hotel.
 Morning: A guest speaker from the Charleston Preservation will speak about the ongoing efforts to preserve Charleston.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Suggested Reading List


A Short History of Charleston


Author: Robert N. Rosen


Description: A concise small history of Charleston that is easy to read and enjoyable.



A Witness to History: Charleston's Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon


Author: Ruth Miller and Ann Taylor Andrus


Description: The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon in Charleston, South Carolina, is one of the great buildings of Colonial America. Serving as city hall, customs house, post office and prison; as the British Headquarters during the occupation of Charles Towne and then host to a great ball honoring George Washington, the Exchange has been an eyewitness to America’s history. This stoic building-—designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975—-has been described as the best example of the dignity and ornament of the traditional English “exchange-town hall” design of the eighteenth century built in the United States. From within its Great Hall to deep below in the Provost Dungeon, the Exchange has played a vital role in American history. Andrus’ and Miller’s fast-paced and readable survey of the history and significance of the Old Exchange Building will appeal to visitor and serious historian alike.



Allegiance: Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the Beginning of the Civil War


Author: David Detzer


Description: An original and deeply human portrait of soldiers and civilians caught in the vortex of war. So vividly does Allegiance re-create the events leading to the firing of the first shot of the Civil War on April 12, 1861, that we can feel the fabric of the Union tearing apart. It is a tense and surprising story, filled with indecisive bureaucrats, uninformed leaders, hotheaded politicians, and dedicated and honorable soldiers on both sides. The six-month-long agony that began with Lincoln's election in November sputtered from one crisis to the next until Lincoln's inauguration, and finally exploded as the soldiers at Sumter neared starvation. At the center of this dramatic narrative is the heroic figure of Major Robert Anderson, a soldier whose experience had taught him above all that war is the poorest form of policy. With little help from Washington, D.C., Anderson almost single-handedly forestalled the beginning of the war until he finally had no choice but to fight. David Detzer's decade-long research illuminates the passions that led to the fighting, the sober reflections of the man who restrained its outbreak, and individuals on both sides who changed American history. No other historian has given us a clearer or more intimate picture of the human drama of Fort Sumter.



South of Broad


Author: Pat Conroy


Description: Against the sumptuous backdrop of Charleston, South Carolina, South of Broad gathers a unique cast of sinners and saints. Leopold Bloom King, our narrator, is the son of an amiable, loving father who teaches science at the local high school. His mother, an ex-nun, is the high school principal and a well-known Joyce scholar. After Leo's older brother commits suicide at the age of thirteen, the family struggles with the shattering effects of his death, and Leo, lonely and isolated, searches for something to sustain him. Eventually, he finds his answer when he becomes part of a tightly knit group of high school seniors that includes friends Sheba and Trevor Poe, glamorous twins with an alcoholic mother and a prison-escapee father; hardscrabble mountain runaways Niles and Starla Whitehead; socialite Molly Huger and her boyfriend, Chadworth Rutledge X; and an ever-widening circle whose liaisons will ripple across two decades-from 1960s counterculture through the dawn of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s. The ties among them endure for years, surviving marriages happy and troubled, unrequited loves and unspoken longings, hard-won successes and devastating breakdowns, and Charleston's dark legacy of racism and class divisions. But the final test of friendship that brings them to San Francisco is something no one is prepared for. South of Broad is Pat Conroy at his finest; a long-awaited work from a great American writer whose passion for life and language knows no bounds.



The Angel Oak Story


Author: Ruth Miller and Linda Lennon


Description: The Angel Oak is a Southern live oak tree located in Angel Oak Park, in Charleston, South Carolina, on Johns Island, one of South Carolina's Sea Islands. It is estimated to be 300-400 years old, stands 65 ft (20 m) tall, measures 28 ft (8.5 m) in circumference, and shades with its crown an area of 17,000 square feet. This book goes in depth regarding the history of this mighty tree.



Touring the Tombstones


Author: Ruth Miller


Description: A series of guide books to Charleston's 18th century graveyards.





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