History of Charleston – Fourteenth of the Series


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 fourteenth article, “Colonial Charles Town Endures A Violent Response to Stamp Act,”  click here.

To read the previous thirteen articles, go to our website, www.tidelinesblog.com, and type “history” in the search box on the right.

Tidelines Editors

(Image credit:  The Post and Courier,  Charleston merchant, legislator and slave trader Henry Laurens found his neck at the end of a sword during the Stamp Act riot of 1765.)

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