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Charlestown (Charleston), SC is the cradle of Southern American history. Founded in 1670 on the Ashley River and later moved to the peninsula in 1680, Charlestown gave birth to the elite of American colonial aristocracy. The architecture and history of Charlestown have attracted millions of visitors over 325 years and will continue to do so for many years to come.

Come along with us as we explore the history and genealogy of the county and city of Charlestown.


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