Charleston adopted its present spelling with its incorporation as a city in 1783 at the close of the Revolutionary War.Population growth in the interior of South Carolina influenced the removal of the state government to Columbia in 1788, but the port city remained among the ten largest cities in the United States through the 1840 census. Due to the large labor forces of enslaved African Americans who worked these properties, the population of Charleston County in 1870 was 73 percent black; they were mostly freedmen.
10 dog breeds contributed to one death: husky, labrador-shepherd mix, boxer-mix, golden retriever-mix, cane corso, presa canario, Boston terrier, bullmastiff, mastiff-Rhodesian ridgeback mix and one unknown breed. The main route for transportation of these phosphates eventually became known as Ashley Phosphate Road. Shortly thereafter, the General Asbestos and Rubber Company (GARCO) built the world's largest asbestos mill under one roof. After the Civil War, phosphate fertilizer plants were developed, with extensive strip mining occurring between the Ashley River and Broad Path (Meeting Street Road). In 1901, the Charleston Naval Shipyard was established with agreements between the federal government and local Charleston city leaders.This photo provided by HBO shows a scene from the sixth episode of the seventh season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Dragons fought zombies in a thunderous battle on “Game of Thrones” on Sunday, Aug.20, 2017, a showdown that provides just a hint of what likely lies ahead in the show’s final season.