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This photo was taken just after Sunday service. This historic church is the oldest AME church in the South, and has one of the oldest and largest black congretations south of Baltimore.

This photo was taken just after Sunday service. It was here where on June 17, 2015, the Charleston church massacre took place--a gunman entered a prayer service and killed 9 people, including the Pastor, Clementa C. Pinckney.

The Joseph Manigault House is a historic house museum run by the Charleston Museum.

This placard indicates the work yard in which the slaves worked and lived.

This outbuilding housed the kitchen and the quarters where the slaves lived and worked. The placard describes what their daily lives may have been like.

This view of the Heyward-Washington House is looking from the back of the lot onto the back of the house. This backlot was the realm of the slaves, who lived within these walls.

This memorial sits along High Battery on the southern end of Charleston's peninsual. It was appropriated shortly after the shooting at Mother Emanuel AME by graffiti artists who used the memorial as a canvas for Black Lives Matter messages. The…

Cheval-de-frise was increasingly used after Denmark Vesey's 1822 planned slave uprising in order to prevent slaves from escaping their owner's land. This example is in front of one of the mansions on Meeting Street, which is arguably the most…

Founded in 1865, the Avery Research Center is a hub for the preservation of African American History and Culture in Charleston, the South Carolina lowcountry, and South Carolina at large, with an impressive primary and secondary-source collection.

Denmark Vesey lived within walking distance of the Avery Research Center.
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