In the early 1800s, the Nathaniel Russell House, a neoclassic dwelling, was the home of Nathaniel and Sarah Russell. The ... More
Nathaniel Russell House
In the early 1800s, the Nathaniel Russell House, a neoclassic dwelling, was the home of Nathaniel and Sarah Russell. The marriage of the Russells resulted in the merging of two great merchant families who made a fortune peddling rice and indigo. The interior of the home can only be described as graceful; intricate plasterwork, uniquely designed rooms, and a breathtaking free-flying staircase are just a few of the architectural highlights. Much of the art displayed around the home is of Charleston origin, and each room is decorated in fine turn-of-the-century style.
Thomas Heyward, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, built his splendid home in 1772. In 1791, the city rented
the home for use by an honored guest: George Washington. The building is decorated with Charleston manufactured furniture and ...
An old custom thrives in Charleston as you tour the city in a horse drawn carriage. Classic Carriage Tours offers
guided tours in carriages drawn by award winning Percheron Draft Horses. Horse drawn transportation is a tradition in Charleston ...
Just entering this museum is a delight. The structure extends out over Charleston Harbor, and as guests draw near the
entrance, they enter beneath a beautiful stained glass wall. Entering the Great Hall, the centerpiece is the breathtaking Carolina ...