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This forbidding-looking structure at 21 Magazine Street holds a darker, more haunting side of Charleston history. Surrounded by a high brick wall, with windows grated with double rows of bars, the Charleston District Jail first opened in 1802 and remained operational until 1939.
We’ve rounded up 40 photos showcasing hidden and not-so hidden gems—from the peninsula to the islands and points in between—and are sending you on a scavenger hunt of sorts. Can you identify these local places?
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus, and faith from 1975 to the present have reshaped the city we love