Charleston: Crossroads of History
The city of defeat and destruction that has risen Phoenix-like from fire, flood, earthquake, pestilence and war to become one of the nation's finest and most visually appealing cities. Adventure into this friendly, gracious community and taste the history that has caused its residents to truly love their city. The colorful stories behind historic sites and personalities are illustrated by over 275 photographs and eyewitness accounts which bring to life more than 300 years of history that began with the arrival of the Carolina in 1670 and has continued to the excitement that is the vibrant city of Charleston today. An illustrated chronology of significant events enhances the main text and puts it all in perspective. Charleston: Crossroads of History, a volume of history at its best, is certain to prove to be a valuable reference as well as a handsome addition to the library of visitors and residents alike.