Joggling Board

Public Art in South of Broad & the French Quarter

In the yard of the Nathaniel Russell House sits a fine specimen of a super-Charlestonian porch furnishing – the joggling board. It consists of a 16ft plank set on rockers, and was apparently used in the early 1800s to cure rheumatoid arthritis and aid in courtship. You'll have to try it out to understand.

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