The City retained the remainder of the land known as the Citadel Green which was used as a muster site for militia units.
In 1822, the South Carolina Legislature passed an "Act to Establish a Competent Force to Act as a Municipal Guard for the Protection of the City of Charleston and its vicinity." The act provided that a suitable building be erected for the deposit of the arms of the State, and a guard house.
Alumni have achieved prominence in such diverse fields as military and government service, science and engineering, education, literature, business, the medical and legal professions, and theology.
Over each entrance are unique stained glass windows including the Papal coat of arms and the seal of the state of South Carolina.
This guide can help you locate a licensed rehabber in South Carolina.
It also lists the many great places you can volunteer to help native critters in need.
When visiting Charleston, here are some of the Historic Churches that are worth seeing: Bethel United Methodist Church has been located at the corner of Calhoun and Pitt Streets since 1797 and is designated a National Historic Landmark.
The first church building, a simple wooden structure, served both white and black members until 1852 when it was pushed westward on the lot facing Calhoun Street to afford the building of a new and larger sanctuary.