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 seventeenth article, “Battle of Sullivan’s Island Is a Precursor to America’s Declaration,” click here.
To read the previous sixteen articles, go to our website, www.tidelinesblog.com, and type “history” in the search box on the right.
(Image credit: The Post and Courier, Sgt. William Jasper returns the flag to the bastion at Fort Sullivan on June 28, 1776. File/Provided/National Park Service/Painting by Charles McBarron)