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Civil War

March 2017
Mega-selling author Bernard Cornwell proves the pen is at least as mighty as the sword

An area nonprofit has spent a quarter-century preserving South Carolina’s historic battle sites—and it’s far from...

If the Holy City could count its blessings this month, the iconic public building at the corner of Church Street and...

November 2013
Today, two magnificent lighthouses mark the entrance to Charleston Harbor: the 1876 Morris Island Lighthouse—...

September 2016
Millford Plantation celebrates its 175th anniversary with a string of special events 

A glimpse at a bustling, early 20th-century Charleston

August 2016
Projekt CHARME fosters connections between Charleston and the German town of Haldensleben

June 2016
School’s out, but that doesn’t mean you can’t develop new hobbies, take your skills to the next level, or get involved...

April 2016
Jenny and Michael Messner nurture a bold, green future for Charleston, from the Low Line to Laurel Island, wherever...

February 2015
Martha Zierden shares a glimpse inside her world as The Charleston Museum’s curator of historical archaeology

January 2016
Writer Stratton Lawrence and his photographer wife, Hunter McRae, find an ideal winter escape on Elbow Cay, a Bahamian...

January 2016
Think you know the Holy City inside and out?

January 2016

December 2015
Dig into a veritable Lowcountry feast, from centuries-old receipts such as shrimp pie and cream oysters to 20th-century...

December 2015
Berkeley County’s boozy history as a corn-liquor capital during prohibition  

December 2015
On James Island, Mike Lata and family savor the simple life in an 18th-century farmhouse rehabbed to include—of course...

August 2015
Our contributing editor gets déjà vu when trying to wade through the June tragedy at Mother Emanuel AME

An artistic family breathes new life into one of the oldest homes in Mount Pleasant

May 2015
Catch up on 30 years of reading with Art & Craft

April 2015
Chefs and historians reenact a momentous dinner from Charleston’s past

April 2015

April 2015
The 13 adjoining houses making up what’s known as ”Rainbow Row” are today one of the city’s most photographed landmarks...

February 2015
Traditional Charleston Battery Benches are still crafted on King Street

February 2015
The prospect of “change” at her beloved Hampton Park has this writer contemplating the passage of time in the...

College of Charleston alum Glenn McConnell—formerly one of the state’s most powerful politicians—talks about taking the...

January 2015
40 Ideas to Better Yourself—and Your City—in 2015

August 2014

June 2014
One longtime wave-rider’s search for wilderness surf experiences along the uninhabited shoals, sandbars, and islands...

April 2014

April 2014
Looking back on American Civil War recipes