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Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

When staying at The Elliott House Inn, you are very close to St. Michaels Episcopal Church. Within the graveyard of the oldest church edifice in Charleston, you will see a grave marker for Charles Cotesworth Pinckney which reads: “One of the founders of the American Republic. In war he was a companion in arms and

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Posted on January 27, 2014
Society Hall - Charleston, SC

Society Hall – Charleston, SC

The St. Cecilia Society, founded in Charleston in 1762, was the earliest known private musical society in the United States.  Membership to this exclusive society included many well-to-do lawyers, politicians, physicians and merchants. Though, the full list of members was lost during the Civil War.  Orchestral concerts usually averaged eight or nine performances per season

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Posted on January 20, 2014
The Confederate Home - Charleston, SC

The Confederate Home

The Confederate Home was built in 1800 by Gilbert Chalmers and was the home of his daughter and husband, Gov. John Geddes.  The home bore witness to plenty of political entertaining which was an integral part of the office they represented. Many prominent citizens were hosted here including President James Monroe in 1819. In 1834,

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Posted on January 3, 2014