GREAT EARTHQUAKE OF 1886

At about 9:50 p.m. on Aug. 31, 1886, the largest earthquake ever recorded on the U.S. East Coast struck Charleston. Learn more and see some amazing photographs on this segment of WCIV-TV's I Love the Lowcountry with Leigh Handal.

Many of the buildings that were destroyed as a result of the quake are included on the Lost Charleston Tours. We'd love to have you join us to learn more about this catastrophic event.