Where to Find Charleston’s Greatest Treasures

Where to Find Charleston’s Greatest Treasures

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“Charleston’s historic buildings and streetscapes provide a wonderful sense of character. Their beauty and scale inspire and connect us to our past while helping shape our future.” – Kitty Robinson, Historic Charleston Foundation President + CEO

The Charleston area is a veritable living museum. Antebellum mansions, period antiques, paneled ballrooms and formal gardens illustrate the grandeur of colonial wealth, a bygone era expertly preserved at every turn. Home to one of the largest and best preserved Historic Districts in the nation, Downtown Charleston is deemed a National Historic Landmark. Scroll on to discover where to find Charleston’s greatest treasures, including the Aiken-Rhett House, Charleston Museum, Edmondston-Alston House, Gibbes Museum of Art and the Nathaniel Russell House.

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