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By Kevin R. Eberle

ISBN-10: 1609496248

ISBN-13: 9781609496241

so much viewers to Charleston by no means enterprise some distance sufficient north to find what citizens declare because the such a lot attractive public open area at the peninsula. Hampton Park is totally unforeseen during this urban well-known for hugely manicured gardens with clipped lawns, sculpted shrubs and targeted designs hidden in the back of colossal partitions and iron gates. Hampton Park's naturalistic personality used to be created as an antidote to the cramped stipulations of the decrease peninsula, and it nonetheless deals open fields of grass, strolling trails, coloration timber and overflowing flower beds. however the tale isn't that simple--it started greater than 300 years in the past with local americans and includes early plantation lifestyles, progressive struggle battles, horse racing, the Civil battle, business improvement, civic spectacle, expert baseball, a zoo and disco.

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