New PDF release: Abode of Misery

By David Scott

The "...nastiest, dirtiest, filthiest, lousiest position I ever used to be in," is how one prisoner in 1864 defined the foreboding Charleston District reformatory. Over 2 hundred years outdated, the construction nonetheless stands yet its interesting background mostly has been unknown -- earlier. Former newspaper reporter David C. Scott spent approximately 3 years researching the genuine tale of 1 of the South Carolina city's so much infamous landmarks. Scott's learn separates truth from fiction in a entire account that often proves as chilling because the spirits that a few say nonetheless linger in its darkened passages. Illustrated with images and drawings, either previous and new.

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