Historic Homes Guide to Charleston
Nathaniel Russell House
51 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Built in 1808, and restored through forensic conservation technology, the Nathaniel Russell house offers a free-flying, three-story staircase, elaborate plasterwork and formal gardens.
The Calhoun Mansion
16 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
With more than 24,000 square feet, 35 rooms and 25 fire places; The Calhoun Mansion is considered by some to be the most complete private residence in the south
21 East Battery, Charleston, SC 29401
Of Charleston’s many fine house museums, only the Edmondston-Alston House commands a magnificent view of Charleston Harbor. Constructed in 1825, the house gave a view to General P.G.T. Beauregard, who could observe the fierce bombardment of Ft. Sumter on signaling the start of the Civil War.
87 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Built in 1772, this Georgian-style double house was the town home of Thomas Heyward, Jr., one of four South Carolina signers of the Declaration of Independence. The property features the only 1740s kitchen building open to the public in Charleston
Joseph Manigault House
350 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403
One of Charleston’s most exquisite antebellum structures, the Joseph Manigault House, built in 1803, reflects the urban lifestyle of a wealthy, rice-planting family