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Wicklow Hall Plantation Appraisal

Posted on August 21, 2015 at 11:50 AM Comments comments ()

We have recently completed an appraisal of a entire Historic Plantation Home and several guest houses. It was an honor and a privilege to be asked to do this large undertaking. We enjoyed how perfectly and historically accurate this Plantation has been preserved and how tranquil and graceful the main home and the surrounding property is. It is truly like stepping back in time to another era. We also learned a great deal about the E.I. du Pont family while doing this appraisal a...

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A history of Hurricane Hugo

Posted on June 9, 2014 at 4:15 PM Comments comments ()

A Cape Verde storm in the North Atlantic Ocean, Hugo intensified dramatically and was already classified a Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Scale while positioned well east of the Leeward Islands in mid-September 1989.

Hugo then turned toward the northwest. Hurricane warnings were issued for the Virgin Islands a...

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The College of Charleston

Posted on May 20, 2014 at 2:55 PM Comments comments ()


The college of Charleston is one of the finest colleges in South Carolina. CEA partner, Mark Bastian, graduated from "The College", as it is referred to by Charlestonians, in 2009 following in his grandmother's footsteaps.... Here is a little history about the College of Charleston.

A Brief History of the College

Founded in 1770, the...

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Marion Square

Posted on May 10, 2014 at 3:20 PM Comments comments ()

A little history of Marion Square... Also a great place for movies in the park during the spring & summer time! 

Marion Square is greenspace in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, spanning six and one half acres. The square was established as a parade ground for the state arsenalunder construction on the north side of the square. It is best k...

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Hampton Park

Posted on May 9, 2014 at 2:50 PM Comments comments ()

Since purchasing a house two blocks from Hampton Park, CEA partner Mark Bastian was curious abut the history of the site... Once again keeping with Charleston the full story is much more interesting than meets the eye. 


The land constituting current-day Hampton Pa...

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The Cooper River Bridge

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 12:05 AM Comments comments ()

The Ravenel Bridge....

Recently, CEA partner, Mark Bastian, was running the Cooper River Bridge and wondered a little about its history... here is what we could find. A great story for a historic bridge connecting downtown Charleston to Mt. Pleasant since 1929.... 

The first bridge to cross the lower Cooper River opened in 1929, eventually named the John P. Grace Memorial Bridge for former...

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