Charleston Curiosities: Stories of the Tragic, Heroic, and Bizarre Michael Coker

ISBN: 9781596295117

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Charleston Curiosities: Stories of the Tragic, Heroic, and Bizarre by Michael Coker
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To escape death the slaves hid. So begins Insurrection on the Stono, the story of a 1739 slave rebellion on the outskirts of the city. Charlestons violent and varied history emerges in the retelling of this dramatic event. In CharlestonMoreTo escape death the slaves hid. So begins Insurrection on the Stono, the story of a 1739 slave rebellion on the outskirts of the city.

Charlestons violent and varied history emerges in the retelling of this dramatic event. In Charleston Curiosities: Stories of the Tragic, Heroic andBizarre, South Carolina Historical Societys Michael Coker describes several centuries worth of little-known wonders from the Holy City. Whatever happened to Osceolas head? What was it like to walk the streets of Charleston just after secession was declared?

Whether presenting the colonialstruggle among European powers for control of Charles Towne or the real story of the birth of she-crab soup, this eclectic and engaging volume will delight seasonedhistorians, residents and visitors alike.



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