Edmondston-Alston House, Charleston

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Admire the open floor plan in Edmondston-Alston House, which is an adaptation of English Regency design. Built by Charles Edmondston in 1820, the house features the family's furniture, silver, and keepsakes displayed as if unmoved from where the former residents casually left them. See an original copy of the Ordinance of Secession, as well as the family portraits. The main rooms house temporary exhibits, which often explore secessionists, slavery, and the American Civil War. Join a 30-minute guided tour of the property, or call in advance to arrange a private tour. If you'd like more time in the historical and luxurious environment, stay in the bed-and-breakfast on the grounds. Our Charleston trip itinerary maker app makes visiting Edmondston-Alston House and other Charleston attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The home is located just a short walk from Battery Park and the just beyond the seawall overlooking Charleston Harbor and bay with Ft.Sumter easily seen. The home is wonderfully original with furnitur...  more »
  • This tour was fascinating as the home is still in the original family's lineage. So much history and a fabulous view of the water. Seeing a glimpse of life in the Golden Age was quite enjoyable.  more »
  • Beautiful home from the Early 1800s with furniture from the period and very knowledgeable tour guide. Not best for small children but the tour only lasts about 30 min.  more »
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