Charleston's Rich Sought Shelter in the North Carolina Mountains During Civil War

Charleston City Paper | April 12, 2011
More than a few paintings of Charleston during the Civil War show the Holy City's nobility observing the fighting around them. But that wasn't the case for most of Charleston's elite, many of whom spent the war years in Flat Rock, N.C.

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