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Charleston Sights

Joseph Manigault House

  • 350 Meeting St. Map It
  • Upper King
  • House/Mansion/Villa
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 10/03/2014

Fodor's Review

An extraordinary example of Federal architecture, this 1803 residence was designed by Gabriel Manigault for his brother, Joseph. The National Historic Landmark reflects the urban lifestyle of a well-to-do rice-planting family and the African Americans they enslaved. Engaging guided tours reveal a stunning spiral staircase; rooms that have been preserved in period style; and American, English, and French furniture from the early 19th century. Outside, stroll through the artfully maintained period garden with a classical Gate Temple and interpretive signs that note where historical buildings once stood.

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Address:

350 Meeting St., Charleston, South Carolina, 29403, United States

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Phone:

843-723–2926

Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 1–5

Updated 10/03/2014

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Mar 31, 2009

Very good house, short tour

A very attractive house to tour, has plenty of nice architectural detail and attractive furnishings. Tour itself is short (in the dining room only), and you go self-guided from there with people available for questions. Worth the visit.

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