This photograph was taken from the Circular Church. Charleston is called the ‘Holy City’ due to the large number of churches and spires that make up the skyline.
In this case the churches are back to back, for centuries. Their old cemeteries separate only be a small, half size, wrought iron fence. Between them a large majority of the US founders are buried.
He was playing traditional fiddle music, and was ‘real good’.
The music is actually from old Irish and English folk songs. I even knew them (from another life).
This day the gentleman was entertaining on the Charleston waterfront. In the wind from looming hurricane Irma.
Not much more we need to know.
Found in an old cemetery.
Photographers have always loved windows. Add the character and color of Charleston and you have the perfect reason to walk around town.
A side window in the famous Circular Church.
Charleston is known for it’s galleries, this one is a favorite. I do love this ship and have photographed it various times of night and day.
A pottery gallery window that I don’t remember seeing before.
The ‘Colorful Charleston’ articles are something we publish on-going. There is rarely a shortage of photographs.
With each new storm the lowcountry is losing. The beaches, dunes, marshes, and our bone yards.
Most of the more famous sites are now gone, this year saw some of the last swept away.
There is good news, 200 year old trees have been washed up in new locations. Not as large, or accessible, but it’s a good sign.
Charleston is called the ‘Holy City’ for the large number of churches and spires that make up the skyline. Even today the rooftops across the city are mostly churches.
The Circular Church is in the fore ground here.
The most famous, and photographed, spot in Charleston went down after Hurricane Irma. I saw no damage so I’m sure it was just in need of a cleaning.
Water did breach the sea walls here.
The Charleston fountains are kept incredibly clean, children are encouraged to climb in and play in all the fountains.