July 01, 2018

Charleston

Charleston was founded as Charles Town at Albemarle Point in 1670. Charles Town became English- speaking Americans first town to follow the visionary plan known as the “Grand Model”, prepared by John Locke. At the end of the revolution war in 1783 Charles Town adopted the name Charleston. Charleston is the oldest and largest city in South Carolina

Charleston Tea Plantation is the only tea Plantation in North America, Charleston is known to be the Birthplace of sweet Tea. Below is one tea recipe listed on the Charleston getaway website.

Sweet Tea Ingredients:

6 cups boiling water

4 family-size tea bags

1 – 11/2 cups of sugar

Chick-Fil-A and Jestine’s Kitchen have been voted to have the best sweet tea by Charleston city paper. There is no better way to cool down in the south than an ice cold Sweet Tea.

            5 Places to visit in Charleston:

 

 

  • *fun fact: Charles Town was taken by the pirates “Blackbeard pirates “ for several days in May 1718. Blackbeard released the hostages and left exchange for a chest of medicine.