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historical photos

July 2018
On July 4, 1976, the United States had one heck of a birthday, and South Carolina didn’t miss the party

January 2018
On the evening of January 29, 1940, King Street’s Gloria Theatre was humming with excitement.

December 2017
The charming tradition behind Ashley Hall's 93-year-old Christmas Play

November 2017
It was anchors aweigh on November 18, 1936, as President Franklin D. Roosevelt waved good-bye to the crowd gathered on...

October 2017

September 2017
When downtown temps became too sweltering to bear, locals might even join vacationers at the magnificent New Brighton...

July 2017
The image was taken by Morton Brailsford Paine, a local photographer during the ’30s and ’40s, and the young girl...