Charleston Memories: Photographic Archive of Vintage Charleston, SC

We have loved to take a step back in time and see how generations before us lived their lives in Charleston, SC.  The evolution of our country and the Southeast has taken on so many dimensions, so it is exciting to see images of the past come to life and remind us of the long journey this area has led.  We are thrilled to share more captivating imagery of Charleston, South Carolina’s yesteryear.

Enjoy this expose:

Meeting Street - 1908

Meeting Street – 1908

 

Snow in Charleston (The Battery) – Circa 1899

 

King Street Christmas Eve 1937

King Street Christmas Eve 1937

 

 

King Street 1960

King Street 1960

 

Construction of Cooper River Bridge 1929

Construction of Cooper River Bridge 1929

 

Rainbow Row 1920's

Rainbow Row 1920’s

 

Charleston, SC 1910

Charleston, SC 1910

 

Broad Street 1910

Broad Street 1910

 

Old Market House 1865

Old Market House 1865

 

Civil War soldier

Civil War soldier

 

Slave Family on SC Plantation

Slave Family on SC Plantation

 

Vintage Folly Beach Postcard

Vintage Folly Beach Postcard

 

Charleston Evening Post 1913

Charleston Evening Post 1913

 

Orpheum Theater 1892

Orpheum Theater 1892

 

Photo by Hank Walker 1956 Charleston Bus

Photo by Hank Walker 1956 Charleston Bus

 

Broad Street, Circa 1930's

Broad Street, Charleston, SC

 

Gullah woman, Johns Island, 1950's

Gullah woman, Johns Island, 1950’s

 

Race Track Clubhouse, Charleston 1865

Race Track Clubhouse, Charleston 1865

 

Francis Marion Hotel - Circa 1960's

Francis Marion Hotel – Circa 1960’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

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