N Charleston (North Charleston) is located in between three counties, namely Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester, in the State of South Carolina. As one of the largest cities in the region, N Charleston has a growing population of approximately 97,470 inhabitants. The city of N Charleston is included in the Charleston - North Charleston - Summerville Metropolitan Area. The earliest notations on the region around N Charleston include plantations and communities, which date back to the 1680s.
Top Attractions within N Charleston
The H. L. Hunley Museum can be found in N Charleston, on the old Naval Base. The museum is dedicated to the artifacts that have been found in relation to the American submarine activity, from the Civil War. The Hunley was one of the most important submarines of those times and has been recovered in 2000. The restoration process of the submarine for the museum has also brought to the surface numerous objects and items related to the war that have already been displayed.
The American Fire Museum and Educational Centre in N Charleston is a venue dedicated to the development and the transformations which were undertaken by the fire departments here. The collections and exhibitions present machines, tools and instruments related to the activity and to fire in general. The educational centre provides classes on safety and handling dangerous situations which involve fire.
The North Charleston Coliseum is a large venue in N Charleston, which is the home of numerous events and performances. The coliseum can sit 13,295 people. The most important activity that takes place at the coliseum revolves on the games played by the local hockey team, South Carolina Stingrays.
The North Charleston Performing Arts Centre in N Charleston is the place for witnessing amazing artistic and cultural performances. For all those interested in seeing a great production during their vacation here, the Performing Arts Centre is perfect. The room available for the shows can sit up to 2,341 people. Broadway representations are more frequent at the Arts Centre, as well as musical and theatre productions of national or international artists, bands, groups and companies.