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By Kevin R. Eberle

such a lot viewers to Charleston by no means enterprise a ways adequate north to find what citizens declare because the so much beautiful public open area at the peninsula. Hampton Park is totally unforeseen during this urban well-known for hugely manicured gardens with clipped lawns, sculpted shrubs and distinct designs hidden at the back of huge partitions and iron gates. Hampton Park's naturalistic personality was once created as an antidote to the cramped stipulations of the reduce peninsula, and it nonetheless bargains open fields of grass, strolling trails, coloration bushes and overflowing flower beds. however the tale isn't really that simple--it started greater than 300 years in the past with local american citizens and includes early plantation existence, innovative warfare battles, horse racing, the Civil struggle, business improvement, civic spectacle, expert baseball, a zoo and disco.

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