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The Citadel

With an intricate design featuring swords and spears, the famed Sword Gate at 32 Legare Street isn’t quite what you’d expect to see fronting a gracious mansion. And in fact, its motif of strength and power was intended for a very different building: the city’s 1830s Guard House, long since demolished. The facts behind the piece’s arrival on a quiet residential street are a bit murky, though it was certainly made by renowned Charleston ironworker Christopher Werner 

Boo X and General II hold court at The Citadel

Tiffany Reed Silverman leads an artistic renaissance as director of The Citadel’s fledging fine arts program