Old Images of Charleston, South Carolina

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Old images of Charleston South Carolina

Glimpse the past through old images of Charleston in the US State of South Carolina.

Charleston 1865

Although this news item was made about the exhibition of photographer Rick Rhodes, who had enhanced old photos of Chaleston SC in 1865, it’s also a good chance to admire the old photos too.

American Artifacts Preview: Images of Charleston, South Carolina in 1865 – C-SPAN on YouTube

Charleston 1964

This film excerpt was made in 1964, showing the oldest and most attractive streets and buildings of Charleston.

The commentator (very, very posh British accent) gives snippets of information about the history of several city landmarks.

Charleston, South Carolina in 1964 – SouthCarolinaETV on YouTube


Old Photos of Charleston SC

Panorama c1900

Charleston South Carolina panorama c1900
Panorama photograph of Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1900. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection
Charleston SC, circa 1900
Closeup from panorama photograph of Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1900. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection
Charleston SC, circa 1900
Closeup from panorama photograph of Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1900. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection

East Battery, Charleston S.C.

East Battery Charleston South Carolina c1900
Taken 1880-1920, but note woman’s long skirt so c1900. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection
closeup East Battery Charleston South Carolina
Closeup of beautiful architecture. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection
East Battery, Chaleston South Carolina
In this closeup, the woman’s skirt is clearly very long. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection

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