Where does the name of the Charleston dance come from?

Charleston, South Carolina
Lord Edward Charleston
Charles Lindbergh
Charleston Building, Chicago
The was named by composer James P. Johnson for the harbor city of Charles­ton. Johnson said he first heard the rhythm from Charles­ton dock­work­er­s.

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Charles Lindbergh
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