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This patriotic scene is a perfect way to honor Memorial Day, a federal holiday to honor those who died in war. The first such holiday has roots in Charleston in 1865. Where was this mystery photo taken? We’ll forward some City Paper swag to the 2nd person who correctly answers the question and identifies this week’s mystery photo. To enter (one entry per person), send your guess, name and hometown in an email to: mystery@charlestoncitypaper.com.

Photo by Andy Brack, Charleston City Paper.

LAST WEEK’S MYSTERY, “Colorful sign,” is a mural by Alexandria Searles/Morowa Mosai on the side of Edmund’s Oast on Morrison Drive. Hats off to longtime mystery sleuth George Graf of Palmyra, Va., for being the fifth person to identify the location of the photo. George has been a consistent correct guesser of mystery photos at the City Paper and our sister publication, Statehouse Report.

Every Monday, the City Paper offers a mystery photo taken somewhere in the Lowcountry. We encourage you to guess — and make sure to share your name and the town in which you live. We’ll uncover the mystery the following week and, every now and then, give a prize.

BONUS: If you want to submit a mystery photo taken by you for us to share, send it to our mystery email address. Make sure to put “Submission” in the subject line.

PAST MYSTERIES: While the guessing time on these mysteries is over, you might like seeing some old mystery photos that readers have puzzled over. Enjoy!


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