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...]

Danger High Pressure Stay Back–Rusty Old Pipe

Last week was a rough one. Between working nine days straight and using my free time prepping for family coming into town and leaving for vacation, I have been neglecting articles on all of my sites. Now that I am on vacation, I can catch up on my … [Read more...]

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