2 Your Roots: Getting to know the history behind your local landmarks and roads

2 Your Roots

Charleston, S.C. (WCBD) – King Street, Huger Street, the Mark Clark and more!  These are names Charleston drivers and residents hear daily… but do you know where they came from?

In this digital exclusive, News 2’s Temple Ricke finds out by speaking with local historians to learn more about Charleston’s roots, roads, highways, and prominent landmarks.

For example, did you know Ashley Phosphate Road’s name originates from the phosphate industry? It used to be prominent in the Ashley River region and you can hear the full story November 11th.

Until then, if you have a piece of history you want Temple Ricke to look into, send your suggestions to her email: tricke@wcbd.com.

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