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Charleston Curiosities: Stories of the Tragic, Heroic, and Bizarre

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"To escape death the slaves hid." So begins "Insurrection on the Stono," the story of a 1739 slave rebellion on the outskirts of the city. Charleston's violent and varied history emerges in the retelling of this dramatic event. In Charleston Curiosities: Stories of the Tragic, Heroic and
Bizarre, South Carolina Historical Society's Michael Coker describes several centuries'
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Paperback, 159 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by History Press (SC)
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This was a nice companion to our trip to Charleston. It was heavy on the war stories, so I would have liked more of the "curiosities" but it was a well written, enjoyable read by someone who is very knowledgable and passionate about the history of Charleston.
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