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Charleston, South Carolina Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Charleston, South Carolina.

Aiken-Rhett House

Aiken-Rhett House

Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
The Gov. William Aiken House is a home built in 1820 at 48 Elizabeth Street in Charleston, South Carolina. It was a home of William Aiken, Jr., a governor of South Carolina, and before that was a home of his father, the railroad company owner William Aike

Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter

Charleston, South Carolina
The fort was named after General Thomas Sumter, a hero of the American Revolution. On April 12, 1861, at 4:30 a.m., Confederate batteries opened fire on the fort, which started the American Civil War.

South Carolina Aquarium

South Carolina Aquarium

Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina 29401
The South Carolina Aquarium, located in Charleston, South Carolina, opened on May 19, 2000, on the historic Charleston Harbor. It is home to more than ten thousand plants and animals.

The Old Slave Mart Museum

The Old Slave Mart Museum

Charleston, South Carolina 29401
Constructed in 1859, the building is believed to be the last extant slave auction facility in South Carolina. Today, the building houses the Old Slave Mart Museum.

Top 8 Most Popular Charleston Landmarks

  1. Fort Sumter
  2. The Old Slave Mart Museum
  3. South Carolina Aquarium
  4. Aiken-Rhett House
  5. Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue
  6. Beth Elohim Synagogue
  7. Rainbow Market Shopping Center
  8. Emanuel Synagogue

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