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Givves Art Museum

Gibbs Art Museum

Interesting Fact: Samuel Morse, the inventor of Morse Code, has a painting displayed at the Gibbes Art Museum. James Gibbes left $100,000 dollars for the city to build an art museum. In 1903, Governor Adger Smyth purchased 135 Meeting Street to construct the Gibbes Art Museum. The Gibbes Art Museum holds an extensive collection of

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Posted on September 24, 2013
Exchange and Provost

Exchange and Dungeon Building

At the corner of East Bay and Broad stands the Old Exchange and Dungeon Building, which was the last building built with British money anywhere in the American Colonies. The Exchange and Dungeon Building is one of but a few buildings intact today where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were

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Posted on September 16, 2013
The Charleston Library Society

The Charleston Library Society

The Charleston Library Society was founded in 1748 and is one of the oldest Libraries in the United States. The Society was established by business men from various trades to obtain the newest publications from Great Britain. These men also played a role in the creation of the College of Charleston; the thirteenth oldest college

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Posted on September 10, 2013