"A black enslaved harbor pilot"

One legacy of the vast fortunes of historic Charleston's elite can be found in its splendid architecture, such as the houses that line East Battery Street. The city's darker legacy, however, can be found in various sites across this South Carolina city and its environs. This writer found this facet of the city's history painful to revisit.

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In Charleston, Coming to Terms with the Past

By Ron Stodghill

The New York Times

November 15, 2016