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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture: Tourism


This should be used a resource listing for attractions relating to the Black/African-American experience in Charleston, SC and is updated periodically. Please check the vendor or event websites for most up to date information.

The Avery Research Center nor the College of Charleston are liable for the type or quality of service received.  

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Here is a listing of places to eat in Charleston area. The restaurants listed below are Black operated, while the map includes these and others that would be of interest to those attending the 104th ASALH meeting in N. Charleston. 

Downtown/Upper Meeting

North Charleston

John's Island

James Island

West Ashley

Other Guide to Black Owned Restaurants in Charleston