February 24, 2013
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A carriage tour stopped briefly on a street in the historic district in Charleston, S.C.
Stephen Morton for The New York Times
The Battery neighborhood on the tip of Charleston overlooks the the Ashley and Cooper rivers.
Selina Kok for the Boston Globe
Rainbow Row on East Bay St. is said to be the longest cluster of intact Georgian row houses in the country.
The Charleston City Market, established in 1807, reopened in 2011 after a $5.5 million makeover.
Rainbow row houses.
AP Photo/Bruce Smith
Fort Sumter is seen at Fort Sumter National Monument. Several shells lodged in a wall of the fort where the Civil War began were conserved.
AP Photo/Paula Illingworth
Visitors walked toward the Ashley River at Drayton Hall Plantation.