Cooper River Bridge

Headed over the Cooper River Bridge on my way out of Charleston, SC over Memorial Day Weekend.


Did you know the first Memorial Day was originally held in Charleston, SC and organized by former slaves?

It was May 1, 1865, but they called it Decoration Day.

On that day, former Charleston slaves started a tradition that would come to be known as Memorial Day.

You can read the entire account here at The Post and Courier.

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