​​​Charleston Pirate Tours

Charleston History Links

Learn more about Charleston history by visiting these websites.



Historic Charleston Foundation


Preservation Society of Charleston

Charles Towne Landing

Fort Moultrie on Sullivan's Island was the site of the first decisive victory of the Revolution.  The fort played a role in coastal defense through WWII.

Fort Sumter - where the Civil War began.

Sullivan's Island History

Battle of Sullivan's Island - First decisive victory of the Revolution, now commemorated annual as Carolina Day . 


Sullivan's Island and African Slave Passage

Isle of Palms History

South Carolina Historical Society


Charleston Museum


"Geology & History Intersect in Charleston" from Geotimes


Charleston, SC history and links from SCIway

Charleston Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society

Old Exchange Building & Provost Dungeon, formerly the site of the Court of Guard, where Stede Bonnet spent his last days and one of our museum partners. 

Powder Magazine, built in 1713, the oldest public building in the state and a National Historic Landmark and one of our museum partners.