Charleston Historic District

Highly recommended
Occupying the lower tip of the peninsula formed by the Ashley and Cooper rivers-named for Anthony Ashley Cooper, one of the English Lords Proprietor-Charleston's historic district encompasses the area specified in the original 17C city plan, called the Grand Modell. A stroll along the brick, palmetto-fringed streets here hearkens back to the days when Charleston was London in miniature-a prosperous aristocratic city peopled by landed gentry. Walking-tour booklets are available for purchase at the Visitor Center (375 Meeting St) and at the Historic Charleston Foundation Museum Shop (108 Meeting St).

Useful information

Address:

29401 Charleston

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Old City Market
Old City Market
Charleston
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Old Exchange Building
Old Exchange Building
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Heyward-Washington House
Heyward-Washington House
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South Carolina Aquarium
South Carolina Aquarium
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