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Historic Downtown Charleston Hotel-The Mills House Wyndham Grand

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Courtyard Charleston Waterfront

Hotels in Downtown Charleston

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A Family Vacation Guide to Charleston, South Carolina

For the author's family, a visit to Charleston, South Carolina, brings history -- and appetites -- to life.

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This overgrown cemetery is the home of the ghost of Annabel Lee, the subject of Edgar Allan Poe’s famous poem of the same name. Annabel’s father opposed her seeing Poe, a sailor in the Navy at the time, so the 2 lovers engaged in a forbidden tryst meeting at the cemetery. Even when Annabel Lee died of yellow fever her father wanted to keep the lovers apart, so he dug up all the graves around hers so that heartbroken Poe wouldn’t know which one was Annabel’s. Annabel’s ghost roams at night…

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134 Church Street

Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Voted the Friendliest city in the world!