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Historic Charleston

One of the oldest cities in the country, Charleston is often described as a living museum with its numerous historic sites. Explore the city’s rich past at these historic locations.

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South Carolina’s oldest public building, the Powder Magazine was built in 1713 and used as storage for gunpowder during the colonial days and the American Revolution. Today, the historic landmark is a museum showcasing Charleston’s combative history.

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