I don’t have a whole lot that I want to write about the trip to Charleston, but I will say that I’m planning on going back! It reminded me of larger Pensacola with it’s old streets and seamless integration of the old and new buildings. There’s a rich history that demands more than a one day visit. Without further ado, here are a few photos from the trip.
The horses work 6-8 hours days, pulling about 16 tourists at a time on a one hour tour.
This house, almost right out on the water, was a wedding gift to the couple who first lived here. It’s now a bed and breakfast.
Nobody gets in this house! Look at the spikes on that fence! I believe it was used as the Charleston headquarters for the Confederacy back during the Civil War.
This was an old fire station that has been converted into a home.
Horse drawn carriage tour through the city. I loved seeing all of the old houses!
Courtyard of the Nathaniel Russell House
Grandma and a wood carving.
Front of the Circular Congregational Church
Cemetery of the Circular Congregational Church with St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in the background.
View of the back of the Circular Congregational Church
They’re all buried so close together, often with multiple caskets in the same hole.
For more information on the graveyard and those buried, visit circularchurch.org/graveyard
Panorama of part of the Circular Congregational Church graveyard.