Friday, March 13, 2015

French Connection

Balcony Ironwork, Charleston, SC
© Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved

A fleur-de-lis pattern on ironwork frames a balcony at dusk.
 This stylized flower is usually associated with French royalty.
 Charleston has a French connection that dates back to the
 colonial era when the town was settled by Huguenots
escaping religious persecution.


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