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Archive: May 2018

Sixteen Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Charleston

  Featured Image Credit: Pineapples are a symbol of hospitality in Charleston. Years ago, sea captains would announce their arrival and invite people into their homes to hear their story by sticking a pineapple prominently outside their homes. All of American theatre history began in Charleston at the Dock Street Theatre, which is also the very first theatre built in the country. The first flag considered to be an American flag contains no red. The Moultrie flag, flown at the battle on Sullivan’s Island, is navy blue with a white crescent emblazoned with the word “Liberty.” The College of Charleston is the oldest city-sponsored college in the country. And is also the 13th oldest college in the country. Three of its founders helped found our country (Edward Rutledge, Arthur Middleton, and Thomas Heyward). The show “Army Wives” had an…

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May 27, 2018

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