sunday april 2: Fort sumter was named after the revolutionary war patriot thomas sumter. it is famous because it was where the opening shots of the civil war were fired on april 12, 1861
sunday april 2: boone hall has been recognized as the #1 plantation in the charleston area. according to USA today because it has rich soil and you can plant a lot of good crops.
THE OLD SLAVE MART
monday april 3 : the old slave mart is the only known extant building used as a slave auction gallery in south carolina. plantation owners would buy the slaves here, then they would take them back to their homes and the slaves would work for them.
monday april 3: a 37 year old man by the name of john drayton built the drayton hall with his two sons william henry and charles. it was constructed in the south carolina gazette as nothing less than a palace of gardens.
tuesday april 4: rainbow row is the name of a series of thirteen colorful historic houses in charleston, s.c that many people had lived in and they still live in them today.
HEYWARD - WASHINGTON HOUSE
tuesday april 4: the heyward- washington house is the house of a SIGNER of the declaration of independence and where president george washington stayed.