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 ...
Middleton Place is an 18th Century rice plantation and National Historic Landmark comprising 65 acres of America's oldest landscaped Gardens,
the Middleton Place House Museum and the Plantation Stableyards. The Gardens reflect the elegant symmetry of 17th Century European ...
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 ...