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MYSTERY: What in the world is this flower?

MYSTERY: What in the world is this flower?

Here’s another flower found at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. It’s something you’d hear about in novels by Thomas Hardy and Jane Austen, but what it it? Send your guess to editor@charlestoncurrents.com — and make sure to include your contact details (hometown, phone number).

by · 08/03/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
PHOTO:  Riding piggyback?

PHOTO: Riding piggyback?

Hanahan photographer Chuck Boyd was driving in Raleigh for a Rolling Stones concert when he did a double take after he saw what looked like a small car riding piggyback on top of a van. “Moments later, I saw it really was a transport truck hauling a load of cars to a dealership,” he wrote. “I caught it at just the right angle to create a silly illusion.”

by · 07/27/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
MYSTERY: Pink flowers may stump you

MYSTERY: Pink flowers may stump you

This shouldn’t be too hard for native Southerners, but who knows? What’s this pink flower? Please send your guess to editor@CharlestonCurrents.com and be sure to include your mailing address and contact information. Fourth correct guess wins tickets to a RiverDogs game or Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

by · 07/20/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
MYSTERY: Where’s this great Dane?

MYSTERY: Where’s this great Dane?

This is a different kind of great Dane, but where is it? First to guess gets a pair of tickets to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens or a Charleston RiverDogs’ game. Send your answer to editor@charlestoncurrents.com — and be sure to include your hometown and other contact information.

by · 07/13/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
MYSTERY:  Kind of creepy looking

MYSTERY: Kind of creepy looking

We’re betting this image won’t be too tough for many long-time Charlestonians, but then again, who knows? Fourth correct answer of the location of this photo gets a pair of RiverDogs tickets. Send your entry — plus your name and hometown — to editor@charlestoncurrents.com. Photo by Michael Kaynard, Kaynard Photography.

by · 07/06/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
PHOTO:  McLeod Oak

PHOTO: McLeod Oak

This grand 600-year-old oak is located at McLeod Plantation Historic Site, open since April and operated by the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission. The new 36-acre park, located near the Wappoo Cut bridge on James Island, is an important Gullah/Geechee heritage site that has been preserved. You can tour the plantation and compare the family home with those built for enslaved families. There’s lots to learn. More information can be found here. (Photo from CCPRC.)

by · 06/29/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
PHOTO:  Charleston United

PHOTO: Charleston United

Mark Lawrence of Charleston on Sunday signed a “Charleston United” canvas filled with hundreds of names. It was set up on the sidewalk along Calhoun Street under the entrance to Emanuel AME Church where nine members were shot and killed in what authorities are investigating as a hate crime. (Photo by Andy Brack)

by · 06/22/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
MYSTERY:  Where’s this construction?

MYSTERY: Where’s this construction?

It appears to be steel, and in some intricate pattern. Now tell us where you think this piece of construction is located, and its significance. Send your entries to editor@charlestoncurrents.com and be sure to include where you live.

by · 06/15/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
MYSTERY: Where’s this mailbox?

MYSTERY: Where’s this mailbox?

Hanahan photographer Chuck Boyd sent along this photo wondering whether people knew where this creative mailbox was. First person with the correct answer wins a pair of vouchers for any RiverDogs’ game. Send your guess — and your name, hometown and contact information — to editor@charlestoncurrents.com.

by · 06/08/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
MYSTERY: Where’s this house?

MYSTERY: Where’s this house?

You can spy two lavender-colored garlic bulbs in front of this old house in the tri-county area. Where is it and why is it important. First AND second to guess each win a pair of tickets to a Charleston RiverDogs’ game. Send your guess, name and contact information to: editor@charlestoncurrents.com.

by · 06/01/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos