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Address: 1254 Long Point Rd., Mount Pleasant/East Cooper, Mount Pleasant, SC
Phone Number: 843/881-5516
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Description: Part of the country estate of Charles Pinckney, drafter and signer of the...
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.
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Don't miss - budget friendly

Great free place to visit while in Charleston. Not as expansive as some of the other "pay to see" plantations which makes it a must see for budget conscience tourists.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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Mirabel, Qc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Do not skip anything else in the greater Charleston area to come here. Come if you have things to see around or if you have free time. The site offers nice outdoors for walks. The farm house is not Charles Pinckney's house. The best part of the visit is the movie on Charles Pinckney that is really interesting (NPS standards).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

There isn't much here, and that's what I liked about it. The 2 people work the gift shop on April 7th were great. They were very excited about the property and very informative. My one regret is that I didn't have time to watch the video about the house. I think it would have been interesting

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Dedicated to one of the forgotten founding fathers, this proved to be a lovely day for a leisurely stroll on a beautiful spring day. The nature walk has an interesting mix of vegetation, even if it is a tad swampy in parts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great free place to visit while in Charleston. Not as expansive as some of the other "pay to see" plantations which makes it a must see for budget conscience tourists.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I came across the Pinckney Historic site as it was just a half a mile down the road from the Boone Plantation. It features a 200 year old house that maintains worthy exhibits about Charles Pinckney. The grounds are not large but there are some attractive walks.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This place more about paying homage to the man rather than a great site to visit. His actual house burned a long time ago. There is a movie that explains who he was . Turns out he is a forgotten hero of the post revolution era. Worth a quick stop.

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Whitby, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Well preserved site and it was free. Wonderful hostess in the gift shop. Very helpful and friendly. The short video gave great background and showed that Mr. Pinckney was instrumental in the drafting of the US constitution. Lovely grounds.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Interesting history lessons about one of the Founding Fathers Charles Pinckney. Well kept by volunteers of the National Historic Site. We learned they do not get any funding from the Government that is really too bad. Nice grounds to stroll and take it all in

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Lake City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This stop was unexpected. I went to Charleston expecting to be inundated with Civil War history and instead I learned a lot about our Founding Fathers. This attraction is worth the visit as there is no charge and you can actually see the fragments and pieces that were actually recovered there on site.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Part of National Park Service. Limited access to actual living quarters and plantation house, but extensive exhibit on Charles Pinckney, a Founding Father, and the history of Charleston and SC in the Revolutionary era. NPS staff very helpful and friendly.

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