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10:00 am on Thursday October 6, 2011

World Monuments Fund highlights Charleston on threatened cultural and heritage watch list

Image by Flickr user cseemanOn Wednesday, the World Monuments Fund named Charleston to its watch list of 67 threatened cultural and heritage sites across the world. Citing “poorly managed tourism” and cruise ships threatening the city. The World...
9:16 am on Wednesday June 15, 2011

Charleston put on 'watch status' by National Trust for Historic Preservation

Image by Flickr user swiatekjCharleston has been put on what the National Trust for Historic Preservation calls "watch status" due to concerns having to do with the area's expanding cruise industry. Watch status means that the threat of Charleston...