Posted By Bill Payer on Apr 10, 2020 | 0 comments

Looking for something to fill your “social distancing” with both fun and facts? Learn more ablout Charleston’s history with quarantines.

“Separating the sick from the healthy has been a part of Charleston’s public health policy since 1698, when our provincial government instituted a novel quarantine policy for incoming ships. Over the ensuing 250 years, local authorities enacted a series of evolving and occasionally contentious quarantine laws that impacted nearly every immigrant and visitor who entered Charleston harbor until 1949.”  Click here for the Nic Butler podcast Charleston Time Machine

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