Downtown Charleston, SC
Downtown Charleston is what most people think of when they talk about our area. Real estate in Downtown Charleston is some of the most expensive in South…
"John Rutledge House Inn" - One of Charleston, South Carolina's Grandest Historic Inns. The John Rutledge House is the only home of a signer of the Constitution of the United States that serves as both a living historic landmark and a grand inn. A wonderful place to stay in the heart of Charleston.
The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon (122 East Bay St., Charleston, SC) was built in 1771 and was designed primarily to accommodate heavy export-import trade and a place to conduct business and confine prisoners, pirates, and slaves. This Georgian-style building also hosted a grand ball in 1791 that President George Washington attended. (local 3rd grade field trip)
Fort Sumter is a coastal fortification in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. It is made in a Third System masonry, which was a very ambitious sea coast defensive system built after the War of 1812. Fort Sumter was named after General Thomas Sumter. It is best known to be the site of the Battle of Fort Sumter, which took place in 1861 and marked the beginning of the Civil War. Granted this, the site is also where the first shots during the said war were fired.