History of Charleston – Eighteenth 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 eighteenth article, “The British Empire Strikes Back With a Siege on Charles Town,” click here.

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

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(Image credit: A depiction of the Siege of Charleston (1780) by Alonzo Chappel)

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