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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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21 King Street
21 King Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Sign at bottom of image: 'Mr. August Melm's room, 21 King Street.' Also, written on front, at bottom: 'Earthquake - Charleston S.C. 1886.' Charleston city directory for 1886 lists August Melm, a local attorney, as boarding at 21 King Street.
East Batter, Alston residence
East Batter, Alston residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.66, _____ Alston, East Battery.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows various members of the Alston family at 21 East Battery.