1886 Charleston Earthquake - Fig. 48
1886 Charleston, SC Earthquake Photo
"West side of Meeting St., northwest corner of Market, Charleston, looking N. N.W." White's Granite Works at the extreme right. McGee and others seeking clues to the behavior of the Charleston earthquake sought them in granite and marble works or yards like White's and cemeteries. By studying the angles of displacement of the stones, they could ascertain the directional movements of the earthquake shocks. (South Caroliniana Library Archives)

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