Random Picture of the Week #26: The Flags Over Fort Sumter

This week’s random image was originally posted for 4th of July posted in honor of our nation’s holiday. But since this a repost from another blog, I wanted to post it today. Its of the flags that flew over Fort Sumter. The Flags Over Fort … [Read more...]

Random Picture of the Week #25: Maersk Visby Cargo Ship Spotted in Charleston Harbor in View of Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

This weeks random image was taken during a harbor tour of Charleston Harbor. Its of the Maersk Visby Cargo Ship with the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge as a back drop. Maersk Visby Cargo Ship This colorful vessel is named the Maersk Visby and is … [Read more...]

Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor

Fort Sumter started construction in 1829 and was named after the Revolutionary War hero, General Thomas Sumter, and was part of a series of fortifications on the southern U.S. coast to protect the harbors. By the time the Civil War begin in 1861 it … [Read more...]

The Abandoned Castle Pinckney in Charleston Harbor, Charleston, South Carolina

Castle Pinckney is located on Shutes Folley Island in Charleston Harbor, Charleston South Carolina. Originally named Fort Pinkey when General George Washington saw that the island was strategically placed and ordered a fort be built on the … [Read more...]

Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that crosses the Cooper River and connects downtown Charleston, South Carolina to Mount Pleasant. This eight lane bridge is on U.S. Route 17 and was opened in 2005 was designed to replace the old … [Read more...]

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