On Location: The Wade Hampton Monument in Charleston

I’m On Location for the last time on this trip to Charleston, South Carolina. I’ve stopped in Marion Square to pay a visit to the Wade Hampton monument, which faces East Bay Drive. I’ve stopped her before to muse on Hampton’s career and legacy—but never to shoot video!

If you’re interested in the “cliffhanger” at the end—the Unreconstructed Rebel reconciling with his old enemies during his twilight years—stayed tuned to ECW this afternoon. Eric Wittenberg will be by with a post that traces one of Hampton’s most tumultuous relationships….

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