Learn more about Charleston’s History as we walk the streets of the Old Walled City during this 2-hour tour that explores slavery, freedom, the rise of cotton and other themes.
Availabilities: Wednesday – Sunday, 1:30 p.m.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Inclusions: Guided tours of 2 house museums
- Child, 12 and under
Streets, Museum Homes & Gardens
Stroll the city and learn about the social, political, economic and environmental motivations that have resulted in a rich architectural legacy that is unique and absolutely Charleston! This tour includes paid admission to the Edmondston – Alston House (1828) and the gardens and outbuildings at the Heyward-Washington House (1772). Highlighted topics include the Charleston single house, piazzas, earthquake bolts, northside manners, and siege mentality. Along the way, we will see and discuss some of the finest early architecture in the United States, with examples of Georgian, Federal, Regency, Greek Revival and Victorian styles along the route.
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Tours leave from the Historic Charleston Foundation Gift Shop at 108 Meeting Street. Tours depart promptly, so arrive 10-15 minutes early!