Twenty-Fourth Reunion of the
USS Cabildo (LSD-16 Crewmembers' Association
Charleston, SC - September 9 - 13, 2019

Charleston City Tour

We began our tour with a visit to the Citadel, South Carolinas Military College.  51% of the Citadel graduates accept commissions in branches of the US Military upon graduation.


  Citadel Entrance  
The entrance to the Citadel Military College
  Citadel Uniy Residences  
The Unit Residences
  First Year Cadets  
First Year Cadets walk in the gutter
  Inside the Chappel  

 Inside the Citadel Chapel

Our group leaving the Chapel
  The Square  
A senior Cadet walks across the grass on the square
  Class Ring Monument  
The Class Ring Monument at the entrance
Our tour continued with a stop at the Battery Par
  13 Inch Mortor  
 13 inch Mortar with our tour bus behind it
  Guide in Battery Park  
Our guide introduces us to Battery Park
  Gazibo in Battery Park  
The Gazebo in Battery Park
  Staues and Oaks in Battery Park  
The Statues and Oaks in Battery Park
  A beautiful Battery home  
A Battery home.  (note the clean-up from Hurricane Dorian - Charleston had lots of wind and power outages but the hurricane hit at low tide which saved them from sever flooding)
  C5A Cargo Plane  
A C5A Cargo Plane - The Air Force has a C5A Squadron adjacent to the Charleston Airport
  A Horse Drawn Tour  
The horse drawn tours are very popular
  Walking back to the bus alomg the sea wall  
Rudy, our only Korean War veteran this year, and Marcie Rudasill walking back to the bus along the Battery Seawall
  Downtown Street  
  We continued our tour with two and one half hours free time in historic Charleston.  
  Huricane clean-up items  
  The only sign of hurricane Dorian was bags of branches and leaves awaiting pick-up.  
  Market Street  
The museum at the west end of the market buildings.
  Vendors inside the Market  
A look inside one of the market buildings.
  Thunder Shower  
A short thunder shower slowed shoppers crossing between the market buildings.
  Customs House  
The U S Customs House, our groups meeting point.

USS Cabildo (LSD-16) Association Web site - Last Revision September 15, 2019
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