History of Charleston – Thirty-fourth of the Series

Our Tidelines post on Saturday, April 18, 2020, congratulated Charleston on its 350th Anniversary. Click here to read the post.

The Post and Courier has been 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 have been posting a link to each article of the series as it became available.

To read this thirty-fourth installment, “Charleston Reclaims Former Glory, Soul in Late 20th Century,” click here.  This is the final article in the serialized history of Charleston written to commemorate the city’s 350th anniversary.

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

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(Image credit: Cecil Williams/Provided. Cecil Williams, known for documenting the civil rights era, photographed this 1969 march during the Charleston hospital workers’ strike that included Coretta Scott King.)