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Address: 87 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2503
Phone Number: +1 843-722-2996
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Historic mansion open to the public.

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I love the history

This was a very informative tour and quite interesting to see this lovely restored home. The gardens, grounds and especially the kitchen building were very neat.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tom G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very informative tour and quite interesting to see this lovely restored home. The gardens, grounds and especially the kitchen building were very neat.

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McDonough GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A ton of history, built by Declaration of Independence signer, stayed in by George Washington, and childhood home of abolitionist sarah Grimke.

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Ft. Worth, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you come to Charleston to explore its history, I recommend this museum. Interesting and informative it gave me a window into Colonial/Revolutionary Charleston times.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well like any historic home the guide can make all the difference. My guide stated that she had only been there for a little over a month or so, but you could not tell it. Extremely knowledgeable and excellent presentation skills. As a person who served as a tour guide for five years it is usually pretty easy for me... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this house, as well as the museum and the house next to the museum. The house is full of beautiful furniture and artifacts from pre-Revolutionary War times, and our guide was great about telling us all the details about each room. Definitely worth a visit!

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

This house and garden represents a classic of the city of Charleston. It doesn't take long to visit, but is definitely worth the time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We only had time to view 2 homes in Charleston and we chose this home because of its colonial period construction (1772) and its connection with George Washington. We were not disappointed! The tour last 30-45 minutes and the tour guide was excellent. The home was a little hard to find due to one-way streets and some construction blockages in... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Had a tour guide give us a tour of this old southern home. It was very interested to know about the ancestry of this home.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We were part of a tour group on a guided tour around historic Charleston and this visit was part of the tour. It is a well maintained historic property and very interesting to visit. The only toilet available is the outside privy so be ready to queue!. Overall a good place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

This is another of the must-see historic homes in Charleston. Tickets are required and are slightly discounted if bought at the Visitor's Center. George Washington did sleep there!

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