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Images of downtown as well as West Ashley, Mount Pleasant, James and Johns Islands, Folly Beach, Isle of Palms, etc. Because Charleston is the best city in America!
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Old brochure and travel mapEdisto Island, SC

Old brochure and travel map
Edisto Island, SC

(Source: edistobeach.com)

The Alfred O. Halsey Map Preservation Research Project
Superimposed on a City Engineers Map (1946) drawn by Jos. Needle, the Halsey Map emphasizes Charleston’s evolving waterfront, fortifications, manufacturing complexes, public buildings, and the paths of great fires.

The Alfred O. Halsey Map Preservation Research Project

Superimposed on a City Engineers Map (1946) drawn by Jos. Needle, the Halsey Map emphasizes Charleston’s evolving waterfront, fortifications, manufacturing complexes, public buildings, and the paths of great fires.

jessopart:

Map by Scott Jessop.

jessopart:

Map by Scott Jessop.

l-e-v:

Map of the Charleston Harbor, 1861.
From the Digital Archives of the South Caroliniana Library at The University of South Carolina

l-e-v:

Map of the Charleston Harbor, 1861.

From the Digital Archives of the South Caroliniana Library at The University of South Carolina

#maps  #history  
A LARPer’s Map of Charleston (um…what??)
Featuring: Harleston Village (1), Radcliffeborough (2), Cannonborough/Elliotborough (3), Ansonborough (4), Mazyck-Wraggborough (5), East Side (6), West Side (7), North Central (8), Hampton Park Terrace (9), Wagener Terrace (10), South of Broad (11), and King Street Historic District (12). 
Art by Scott Suchy. 

A LARPer’s Map of Charleston (um…what??)

Featuring: Harleston Village (1), Radcliffeborough (2), Cannonborough/Elliotborough (3), Ansonborough (4), Mazyck-Wraggborough (5), East Side (6), West Side (7), North Central (8), Hampton Park Terrace (9), Wagener Terrace (10), South of Broad (11), and King Street Historic District (12). 

Art by Scott Suchy. 

Downtown Charleston

Downtown Charleston

(Source: thisplaceexists)

#maps  #downtown  
mossandmarsh:

Confederate defenses in Charleston Harbor, SC, 1868

mossandmarsh:

Confederate defenses in Charleston Harbor, SC, 1868

(via l-e-v)

#maps  #history  
holycityrambler:

Map of John’s Island and Wadmalaw Island (including Seabrook’s and Kiawah Islands) : Being territory served by the Stono Bridge. Created by John McCrady Co. for the Stono Bridge Company in 1925. 
From South Carolina Historic Maps collection at the University of South Carolina’s South Caroliniana Library

holycityrambler:

Map of John’s Island and Wadmalaw Island (including Seabrook’s and Kiawah Islands) : Being territory served by the Stono Bridge. Created by John McCrady Co. for the Stono Bridge Company in 1925. 

From South Carolina Historic Maps collection at the University of South Carolina’s South Caroliniana Library

A historic map showing the original highland of the Charleston peninsula. As seen, the westside of the peninsula was largely below sea level (including creeks and wetlands that, over time, were filled).

A historic map showing the original highland of the Charleston peninsula. As seen, the westside of the peninsula was largely below sea level (including creeks and wetlands that, over time, were filled).

(Source: facebook.com)

Charleston Map, by Joe McNeill

Charleston Map, by Joe McNeill

(Source: joemcneillwork.com, via intracoastal-wanderings)

Local’s guide to Charleston: the Peninsula

Local’s guide to Charleston: the Peninsula

(Source: gardenandgunjubilee.com)

#maps  #art  
alwaystheartist:

City Silhouettes: Charleston, SC.

alwaystheartist:

City Silhouettes: Charleston, SC.

#maps  #art  
North of Johns Island, SCArt by Mary Edna Fraser 

North of Johns Island, SC
Art by Mary Edna Fraser 

(Source: maryedna.com)

Charleston and environs.  

Charleston and environs.  

(Source: maps.google.com, via intracoastal-wanderings)

#maps  #downtown  
Charleston, South CarolinaMap by Rob Beals

Charleston, South Carolina
Map by Rob Beals

(Source: theydrawandtravel.com)

#maps  #art  #rob beals  
 
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