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The Charleston County Courthouse is beautiful. Free self guided tour of this important building was easy with tidbits of information given by the security guards. History echoes throughout this working (probate only) courthouse. Not to be missed!
I confess - I grew up in Charleston but this was my first trip to the historic county courthouse. I should not have waited so long. This place is a gem for those who enjoy history. It is still a working county courthouse but only...More
We were walking around Charleston and came across the Court House which invites visitors. We are certainly glad we decided to have a look as you can walk around enjoying the history of the city.
The Court house is still used but has been maintained...More
My husband and I stopped in to take the tour of the courthouse because we happened to be walking by and saw the sign advertising a free self-guided tour. We spent about 20 minutes looking around the courthouse-it's beautifully preserved, and well worth a quick...More
The Charleston County Courthouse is one of the most important buildings in the state. It was first built in 1753 as the provincial capitol for the colony of South Carolina, and was reconstructed in 1792 after a fire. It was designed by Irish architect James...More
The is the old courthouse at the corner of Broad Street and Meeting Street. The main courthouse is next door. The entrance is on the back side and you do have to go through metal detectors so don't take anything that will be confiscated. There...More
The courthouse is next to a park we were in. We walked in to realize they have a black and white slide show on the main floor. History at it's best. Make sure to walk into the bathroom which is retro and immaculate.
This historic courthouse is open to the pubic free of charge. You will go thr5ough a metal detector as the 3rd floor is an active court. The first 2 floors however are yours to wander and will really transport you back in time. The walls...More