Stroll down colorful tree-lined streets. Visit the palatial homes of the nineteenth century. Take a carriage ride through the meeting place of America's first Revolutionary patriots. Learn about the raising of the Hunley, the bells of St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Civil War fasions, and a fourteen-hundred-year-old live oak tree. Artist Diana Gessler captures the enduring appeal of the Lowcountry, from downtown to Sullivan's Island, in watercolors, drawings, historical anecdotes, and fascinating, little-known facts about one of our country's most unique and charming cities.