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Aiken-Rhett House

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Aiken-Rhett House

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oceansidecowgrl9 wrote a review Jul 2020
St. Petersburg, Florida24 contributions2 helpful votes
This place is truly amazing. It really wowed us to see so much history preserved as it was and how it was it really put it all in to prespective on how things were.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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travelgal2014 wrote a review Jun 2020
Denver, Colorado25 contributions8 helpful votes
The home is preserved not restored. Very different experience from other mansion tours in Charleston. From the creaking floors, to peeling paint and wallpaper you can imagine what a grand home this was in it's time. Also tour the outside buildings where the slaves worked and
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Savannah Girl wrote a review Jun 2020
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Step back in time and imagine what it was like to live in that era, For the wealthy and the hard work required to keep this beautiful home. I am from the south (Savannah) and always admired homes like this, but hate the fact it was maintain by slaves.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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annmarielese wrote a review Jun 2020
Coatesville, Pennsylvania45 contributions12 helpful votes
What a excellent preservation! This house is not restored but preserved. Wonderful self guided tour narrated on an ipod. 45 minutes in length but plenty of extra material to learn more. Masks required and social distancing in place.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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PAValleyGirl wrote a review Mar 2020
Ames, Iowa117 contributions20 helpful votes
Before you visit, download the Historic Charleston app for your smartphone. It has a tour that you can use to self-guide through the home and grounds. Take the time to purchase the combo ticket which gives you the ability to go to the Nathaniel Russell House also, which has
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Date of experience: March 2020
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