The Charleston Museum’s Heyward – Washington House

The Charleston, South Carolina area is a great place to live or have a vacation home.  The weather is great, the beaches are fantastic, golf courses are abundant, there are many historical sites, the architecture is unbelievable, the dining is unbeatable, and the people are the friendliest in the country.  It is because of these reasons that I believe Charleston SC Real Estate is truly unique.  I look forward to helping you with any of your Charleston SC real estate needs in Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester counties. Today’s article is titled:


The Charleston Museum’s Heyward – Washington House


The National Historic Landmark Heyward – Washington House built in 1772 and is one of two National Historic Landmark Homes operated by the Charleston Museum.  The other one is The Joseph Manigault House was built in 1803. 

The Heyward – Washington House is located at 87 Church Street in historic downtown Charleston.  The Joseph Manigault House is located at 350 Meeting Street in historic downtown Charleston. 

The Heyward – Washington Home also known as “Charleston’s Revolutionary War House” is a Georgian style double house that belonged to the Revolutionary War patriot and signer or the Declaration of Independence Thomas Howard Jr.  George Washington stayed there during his southern tour of 1791.  You will see a magnificent collection of Charleston made furniture including the priceless Holmes Bookcase, considered to be the finest example of American made furniture.  Outbuildings include the fully equipped circa 1740’s kitchen building.  The exquisite formal garden features plans familiar to Charleston in the late 18th century.

The Museum is open daily Monday – Saturday 9 to 5 and Sunday 1 to 5.
The homes are open Monday – Saturday 10 to 5 and Sunday 1 to 5.
Call 843-722-2996 for additional information, or visit
http://www.charlestonmuseum.org

See additional information about the Charleston Museum previously posted on my blog:
http://www.carolinajoe.com/blog/index.cfm/2010/5/21/The-Charleston-Museum

http://www.carolinajoe.com/blog/index.cfm/2010/5/22/The-Charleston-Museums-Joseph-Manigault-House

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