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Charleston Home and Garden Walking Tour

Quick Details

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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Meeting Point

Tours leave from the Historic Charleston Foundation Gift Shop at 108 Meeting Street. Tours depart promptly, so arrive 10-15 minutes early!