Iconic Historic Images of Charleston, South Carolina

Robert Frank Iconic Image of 1950's Charleston

Robert Frank Iconic Image of 1950’s Charleston

The passion for Charleston history has inspired us to do another installment of historic Charleston, SC images.  We have searched far and wide to show the people, architecture and lifestyle of Charleston through the years and your enthusiasm to absorb, remember and share has been overwhelming.  Please enjoy these prints that take us through the years.  Some memories fond, some heartbreaking, but all memorable.

Charleston, Through the Years – A Visionary Look Back

Charleston Market circa 1906

Charleston Market circa 1906

 

1914 Charleston Police Station Postcard

1914 Charleston Police Station Postcard

 

Print advertisement for sale of slaves

Print advertisement for sale of slaves

 

Drayton Hall 1869

Drayton Hall 1869

 

King Street 1907 Postcard

King Street 1907 Postcard

 

Vendue Range 1865

Vendue Range 1865

 

1915 - Children playing in flooded streets

1915 – Children playing in flooded streets

 

Fire scarred Mills House - 1865

Fire scarred Mills House – 1865

 

4th of July 1937 Folly Beach

4th of July 1937 Folly Beach

 

Physicians and Surgeons Hospital 1886 Charleston

Physicians and Surgeons Hospital 1886 Charleston

 

Post Fort Sumter Attack

Post Fort Sumter Attack

 

African American Family 1938

African American Family 1938

 

Gene Wilson Miss Charleston 1958

Gene Wilson Miss Charleston 1958

 

Charleston child 1950

Charleston child 1950

 

Cannon Street YMCA 1955 - Watching a game

Cannon Street YMCA 1955 – Watching a game

 

Aftermath of 1938 tournedos in Charleston

Aftermath of 1938 tornados in Charleston

 

Feb 18 1965 - Surrender of Charleston

Feb 18 1865 – Surrender of Charleston

 

Never forget our past

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