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Charleston’s Triangle District


Gurnett “Cap” Ferguson built the 72-room Ferguson Hotel

Other events that happened on or around 1922

Aug 11, 1958

Charleston chapter of Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) integrated all restaurants on Capitol Street except The Diamond

Other events that happened on or around August 11, 1958

May 03, 1960

The Diamond department store in Charleston integrated its lunch counter

Other events that happened on or around May 03, 1960


Charleston Historic Landmarks Commission named The Block to a “local district” of historic places

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