Original Charleston Walking Tours
With Travel Writer Jill Paris
Fun Things To Do In Charleston - Where To Eat, Drink, Shop, Sleep, Walk, Gawk, Repeat.
All of my walking tours in the beautiful Historic District of Charleston, SC, all seem to converge into the city’s oldest park and one of its most unforgettable landmarks. Once known as “Oyster Point” in the early 1670s, the southern tip of the Charleston peninsula was better known as “White Point” by 1700. All you have to do is look down. Scattered shards of oyster shells abound! This name may have been suggested by the oyster shells which were noticeable at low tide or by the stretch of white sand at the site. I’m often asked about the ghostly legends by curious guests and, yes, back in 1718 the pirate Stede Bonnet and his crew were tried and hanged in Charles Town, and their bodies were reportedly buried at the low water mark at White Point. The exact location of this mass burial was never recorded, but their remains may rest within the present confines of
Love Stories of Charleston
Famous & Infamous Ladies of Charleston
Strolling down the charming streets and hidden alleys of the French Quarter and South of Broad, you’ll be privy to the secrets of local characters and learn about the southern culture through heartfelt tales, not lectures.