Master Preservationist Program-Day One. Charting Charleston’s Past

In our first day of the Master Preservationist Program we spent our classroom session taking a look at Charleston's maps since 1685.  As I am very much a map person, my eyes were glued to the screen with rapt attention and I furiously took notes.  Then the second half we visited 54 Tradd St and the Heyward-Washington House.  Skip to down below if you want to see a few photos of these homes (but seriously, check out the amazing maps first!) Maps and History In 1680, "Charles Towne" officially moved from Albemarle Point (today's West Ashley) to the Charleston Peninsula.  The original city ...click to read more...
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