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East Battery: 1900

East Battery: 1900

South Carolina circa 1900. "East Battery Parade, Charleston." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

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Talk about getting ideas for places to visit! Everything in the original and modern pics look unchanged, including the boardwalk pavers. Just the palm trees have grown. I bet the vibe you'd soak up on a walk on those original pavers would be unforgettable.

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Below is the same view from July of 2010.

The palms have grown a bit

Otherwise not much has changed! Nearly 100 years later, I would exchange vows with my wife right around the corner in White Point Garden, after which the reception was held in the Edmondston-Alston House, seen in the center of the row of houses in this photo. She's going to love this!

Survivors.

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