Near Charleston, N.C.
"America's Most Historic City"
A water forest of giant Cypress trees rising to dizzy heights from the bed of a lake and mirrored to endless depths in its clear, jet-black water, set in an atmosphere of silence that is cathedral-like, created by the deep shade pierced by dramatic shafts of sunlight. A parent grove of Cypress, "Taxodium disticum", over three hundred years old, seeded this forest in which azaleas, camellias, narcissi and daffodils are in variety.
Long, Hard Days - Trainees at Ft. Jackson undertake dramatic challenges as part of their daily routine. Named after Andrew Jackson, the post has played a major role in training U.S. Army personnel since its inception in 1917.