The Charleston Art of Porch Sittin'

Rain or shine, day or night, on the front or on the side, Charlestonians are experts in the fine art of porch-sitting.  Even our President remarked in 2008 that  "Our campaign was not hatched in the halls of Washington. It began in the backyards of Des Moines and the living rooms of Concord and on the front porches of Charleston."  In one fell swoop, our porches became famous. Not that it was necessary.  Not that it changed what we do.   From the beginning of Charleston's times, the porch (or piazza) has played an integral part of our lives.  Our porches are wide - 12 feet is ideal, and ...click to read more...
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