Charleston Welcomes You: America's Most Historic City

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    On this page --- Are pictured Charleston's lead-ing hotels. During peak seasons or when conventions tax the capacity of hotels, a Housing Bureau is operated at the Chamber of Commerce to assist visrtors in obtaining accommodations in boarding houses or private homes. Above-- The Fort Sumter Hotel -- On the Battery, at the foot of King St. Below-- The Charleston Hotel -- Meeting St., between Hayne and Pinckney Above- Villa Margherita -- On South Battery, at Church St. Center- Francis Marion Hotel- King St. at Calhoun, opposite Marion Square Below- St. John Hotel -- Meeting St., corner of Queen St. Hotel Accommodations in Charleston are Excellent
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    Outdoor Sports The Year Around GOLF -- TENNIS -- HORSEBACK BOATING -- SHOOTING -- FISHING 3 OR the sportsman and the lover of outdoors, the attractions of Charleston throughout the seasons are numerous and varied: GOLF--The Country Club of Charleston with a superb 18-hole course and the Charleston Municipal Golf Course, also 18-holes, welcome visitors who will enjoy the game throughout winter, spring and summer. TENNIS is played every day of the year in Charleston. There are courts at the Country Club of Charleston, the Carolina Yacht Club, the Y. M. C. A. and other places, as well as the municipal courts. HORSEBACK--Alluring bridle paths and splendid mounts are available for those who ride horseback. YACHTING and sailing are popular all-year sports. A new and modernly equipped Municipal Yacht Basin has been built to accommodate yachts making their headquarters here or using the Inland Waterway via Charleston. HUNTING--The sportsman finds, in season, unexcelled duck, partridge and dove shooting. Deer and fox are abundant also and hunts are frequent. FISHING--In the waters around Charleston both salt and fresh water fish abound. Channel bass as big as 55 pounds are often taken in salt water from the beaches or in the waters offshore. Sheepshead, too, are favorities. In fresh water rivers and lakes are trout, bream and perch. TRAPSHOOTING--Regular shoots over traps, skeet and old style, are held throughout the year. BEACH SPORTS--Three excellent sea island beach resorts are within fifteen minutes of the city. Sullivans Island and the Isle of Palms, seven and ten miles respectively from the city, are reached by paved highway via the great Cooper River Bridge or by regular ferry service. Folly Beach is accessible over a twelve mile hard surfaced road. SIGHTSEEING--The visitor to Charleston will find excellent arrangements for sightseeing by bus, private guides with or without automobiles, and by boat: all at moderate cost. MOTORING--From Charleston extends a network of paved and improved highways along the Coast and into the hinterland, offering enjoyable drives through a picturesque scenic region, rich in history and beauty. Among the delightful towns nearby is Summerville, "The flower town in the pines", twenty-five miles from Charleston. Charleston is a Resort -- Winter, Spring and Snmnier
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    This folder designed by Advertising Service Agency and printed by J. J. Furlong & Son, Charleston, S. C-
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    travelers have found rest and refreshment within these walls, and gone their ways to tell of its comfort and convenience and excellence.
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    Charleston, South Carolina America's Most Historic City
Title:
Charleston Welcomes You: America's Most Historic City
Date:
1938
Description:
Travel brochure. Includes brief description of Charleston history, points of interest, hotels, and recreational activities, and a map featuring travel routes to Charleston between Jacksonville, Florida to New York, New York. Designed by Advertising Service Agency and printed by J.J. Furlong & Sons, Charleston, SC. Two sheets : ill., map ; 23 x 41 cm., folded (quartered) to 23 x 10 cm.
Collection:
Historic Charleston Foundation Monographs and Photographs
Contributing Institution:
Margaretta Childs Archives at Historic Charleston Foundation
Media Type:
Pamphlets
Geographic Subject:
Charleston (S.C.)--Description and travel
Shelving Locator:
2009.028.1
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Material Type:
image/jpeg
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2010, Historic Charleston Foundation. All rights reserved. For more information contact Margaretta Childs Archives at HCF, P.O. Box 1120, Charleston, SC 29402.