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Charleston Time Machine

Feb 4, 2024 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM


Charleston Time Machine is a podcast and illustrated blog created by Dr. Nic Butler, historian at theCharleston County Public Library. Drawing forgotten stories from archival sources, Dr. Butler explores the less familiar corners of local history with a broad range of stories that highlight connections between past and present in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

Other Facts about Charleston Time Machine:

•Launched in January 2017.

• 250episodes (as of February 2023).

•More than 110 hours of audio content (as of February 2023).

•The text version of the podcast includes more than a million words and hundreds of illustrations.

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Charleston Time Machine - The Beef Market under Charleston's City Hall: Nearly a century before Charleston’s municipal headquarters moved to the northeast corner of Meeting and Broad Streets,residents gathered daily at this site to procure meat other foodstuffs.The city abandoned this so-called“Beef Market”in 1789, following the construction of a new facility in Market Street, and the old market was briefly used for artillery storage.Events associated with the Haitian Revolution triggered its reactivation in 1795, until fire consumed the old Beef Marketing 1796 and cleared the site for the present bank building that became City Hall.

Charleston Time Machine
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English Country Dances - 17th Century Music from the Publications of John Playford Harmonia mundi 1998 USHM19718619
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