1739 view of the Half-Moon Battery by Bishop Roberts

1739 view of the Half-Moon Battery by Bishop Roberts

The brick Half-Moon Battery below Charleston’s Old Exchange Building is the most visible and intact vestige of the city’s colonial fortifications. Constructed more than 300 years ago, it hosted some of the most colorful and gruesome episodes in Charleston’s history, and still holds a few mysteries to be solved. Want to learn more about this important remnant of Charleston’s colonial past? Please join us for an illustrated program entitled:

“The Half-Moon Battery: A Brief History of a Charleston Landmark”

  • Wednesday, January 23d at 6:30 p.m., Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun Street, 2nd Floor Classroom.

This events is free and open to the public. For more information, please call Dr. Nic Butler at (843) 805-6968, or email butlern[at]ccpl.org.

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