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3:52 am on Sunday August 14, 2011

Ten years on, renewed calls for more public access to Fort Frederick in Port Royal (update: monthly tours)

S.C. DNR What little is left of the fort today. Updated August 14: The Island Packet has an update from Naval Hospital Beaufort, which is promoting monthly tours of historic Fort Frederick. Read up on that here. Reported June 20: Perhaps you've...
3:55 am on Wednesday May 19, 2010

Oldest architectural remains yet believed found at Charles Towne Landing

Image by Flickr user susanaudrey A recreated structure at the historical site.The oldest of Charleston's oldest European settlements just got its history a bit more cemented, or at least tabbied. Archeologists working at the  Charles Towne Landing...
5:35 am on Sunday August 16, 2009

A bit about tabby ... you know, that concrete with all the shells in it

Image by Flickr user burrowingowl Image by 20090816-tabb.jpgFewer than 12 hours after I chatted someone up about the history of tabby, Charlotte Hutson-Wrenn just happened to publish a piece on the legendary local building material. See, back in...