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Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

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Address: 1254 Long Point Rd, Mount Pleasant/East Cooper, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-9020
Phone Number: 843/881-5516
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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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One of the homes of a "Forgotten Founder"

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site commemorates the life and public services of Charles Pinckney (1757-1824), a prominent South Carolina attorney and statesman who was an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site commemorates the life and public services of Charles Pinckney (1757-1824), a prominent South Carolina attorney and statesman who was an important drafter of the United States Constitution. The site contains twenty-eight of the original 715 acres of Snee Farm, a plantation property that Pinckney inherited from his father in 1782 and owned until 1816. Charles... More 

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been to a lot of National Historic Places and this is one of the more meh of them. The grounds are nice, the house is fine, but other than that this isn't anything too spectacular. The park ranger working the house and gift shop was very kind and she answered all of our questions. We did get some cool... More 

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were down in Charleston for vacation, took a ride and found this Historic site. The place is so relaxing, picnic tables, restrooms and a small museum. The park ranger was a doll, she was very helpful and informative. We walked the grounds and just enjoyed the nature. Oh no charge for admission!

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Durham, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a 28 acre park and offers trails, picnic tables, and a museum in the 1828 Charles Pinckney cottage. It used to be a rice and indigo plantation. They have a museum inside the cottage but it seemed so bare with only some reading material and not very interesting at all. However, the cottage and grounds were lovely.

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Madison, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a history buff, then its worth the trip. Don't plan to spend a lot of time, caus there isn't a whole lot to see, but it was a great little side trip.

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Georgetown Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A charming park, peaceful and quite. Beautiful grounds! The home is very nice and the park rangers very knowledgeable. It should not take more than a couple hours to visit. My husband and I thought it to be worth the stop and it is free. The story of Charles Pinckney is very interesting and his significance is well overlooked.

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stop in after a trip to Boone Hall. Friendly rangers. Pretty grounds. Quick tour with air conditioning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here on a whim after purchasing my National Park Passport book (I love history and travelling.) This house has a lot of history to it, and is free and easy to get to. Definitely a nice stop on your list, especially if you are travelling to Boone Hall Plantation.

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Motta Sant'Anastasia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice historical site with good historians about a man who helped shape our nation. Would recommend stopping if in the area.

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Winfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charles Pinckney was one of the framers of the US Constitution? Did you know that? Spend an hour or so at Pinckney's home and you will learn a lot about the Constitution that was never taught in school. Park Rangers are friendly and will take the time to answer any and all questions. I think the ranger we spoke with... More 

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