Our Tidelines post on Saturday, April 18, congratulated Charleston on its 350th Anniversary. Click here to read the post.
The Post and Courier is running a series of articles about the history of Charleston to commemorate the 350th Anniversary beginning in 1670 when the first settlers arrived in Charleston Harbor. We will be posting a link to each article of the series as it becomes available.
To read this seventh article, “Charles Town’s First Wall Was Not Built To Keep Out The Sea” click here.
To read the previous articles six articles, click here.
(Image credit: File/Staff In 2019, historians tried to determine the path of an early city wall where these bricks were exposed during the construction of a new hotel at East Bay and Cumberland streets.)