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Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

1254 Long Point Rd., Mount Pleasant/East Cooper, Mount Pleasant, SC
843/881-5516
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, National Parks
Owner description: Part of the country estate of Charles Pinckney, drafter and signer of the Constitution, and a museum interpreting the lives and relationships of... more » Owner description: Part of the country estate of Charles Pinckney, drafter and signer of the Constitution, and a museum interpreting the lives and relationships of African-Americans with slave-owners. « less
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Cranford, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A park volunteer at another park said this place was not worth the time - and now I know why. There is a 20 min video on Charles Pickney. Otherwise, you walk through the first floor reading the placards that are full of information on Charles and his political works. That's it. There is nothing for the kids to do... More

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Roswell, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I am a travel writer who covers National Parks (npplan.com) and I was at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site in April 2014. The park commemorates the South Carolina statesman who was instrumental in the formation of the United States Constitution and was a signer of the document. Located on the grounds of his former plantation just outside of Charleston... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This small spot is a nice place to read up on local history; there are walking trails and a small home with interesting displays. Not so interactive, but if you are interested in American history, this will surely suit!

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Middletown
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

very interesting visit took atour of the home alot of interesting artifacts are on display outside is the grave of Charles Pinckney and on it is written a very interesting epitah please take the time to read this !

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La Follette, Tennessee, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is a "Free," site for public to come and enjoy the grounds and house and learn history about a person who was highly involved in the making and writing of the Constitution of the United States of America and you probably did not even know about! Beautiful home and just to sit on the Porch in the Rocking Chairs... More

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Havelock, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is a good little Nat park, and free. A lot of work has been done on this site and more is scheduled to be done. Easy handicap access as well as easy walking. Off the beaten path so large crowds are not common.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Right across from Boon Hall, it's worth a stop and is also a free attraction. Lots to see and just walking the property is beautiful.

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Orange, CT
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32 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This National Park Service property is only a small fraction of the size of Charles Pinckney's original plantation. Notwithstanding, it is an interesting spot to spend a 30-60 minute stay in the useum, including watching a short film about his life. If it's a pleasant day, the grounds (what are left of them) provide a pleasant stroll of 15-30 minutes,... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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107 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Because there is so little left of the original Pinckney plantation and because there is so much not available on Pinckney's contributions to early American history this is a nice stroll in the country. There is a short film on Pinckney in the house on the grounds but other than a dry biography it really doesn't provide much info on... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Dropped in on this historic site on a rainy afternoon. Watched a film about history of Mr Pickney and the plantation. The home there is not original but very nice. Took a minute to sit in the rocker on the back porch and enjoy the vast amount of land. It was a good choice.

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