Charleston

Things I Learned In Charleston, South Carolina

Angel Oak tree

Angel Oak tree

  • Winners write the history books

  • Macaroni and cheese is a vegetable

  • the difference between cemeteries and graveyards. Graveyards are associated with an adjacent church, they are part of the churchyard

  • Palmetto trees can protect you and your house from cannonballs

  • They do outdoor music festivals really well

  • There are a lot of North American firsts in Charleston:

    • First golf course and club

    • First Museum

    • First successful submarine attack

    • Dock Street theatre is the first permanent playhouse

    • First lending library

    • The oldest municipal college

    • The location of first opera performed in the New World

    • The first tea plantation is the New World

    • First fireproof building

    • First female publisher and patent holder

  • You can put pretty much put anything in grits and they come in colors other than white

  • The air is better because of the Low Country marsh grass

  • Bars close at 2AM

  • I loved visiting this city - the phenomenal food, drinks, culture and people. You should visit it too…

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back alleyways…

back alleyways…

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Lera Lynn at The High Water Festival

Lera Lynn at The High Water Festival

Preservation Hall Jazz Band at The High Water Festival

Preservation Hall Jazz Band at The High Water Festival