| Credit: Ruta Smith, Charleston City Paper

Here’s a white and blue mystery photo in Charleston that might be tough to identify. What is it and where? Pay close attention to a couple of small clues. We’ll forward some City Paper swag to the 7th person who correctly answers the questions 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.

City Paper photo by Andy Brack.

LAST WEEK’S MYSTERY, “Churchy?” showed the Knights of Columbus Hall at 143 Calhoun St., just across from Marion Square in Charleston. Hats off to North Charleston’s Alison Parker for being the eighth correct guess and winning this week’s swag.

Veteran mystery sleuth Allan Peel of San Antonio, Texas, tells us the brick Gothic-style building built in 1907 “houses the Charleston Chapter of the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic men’s fraternal order dedicated to charitable causes. In 1923, the building served as the venue for a speech by the Irish leader Eamonn DeValera, later the first president of the Irish Republic. In 1947, a fire gutted the upper story but repairs were made allowing the building to continue serving the Knights of Columbus ever since.” 

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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