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Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

1254 Long Point Rd, Mount Pleasant/East Cooper, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-9020
+1 843-881-5516
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EDUCATED ME ABOUT AN IMPORTANT FOUNDING FATHER, CHARLES PINCKNEY

I had never heard of Charles Pinckney until this trip to the Charleston area, yet he was a very... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
HappyGran1
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
An important part of history

Being one of the authors of the US Constitution, this is an important part of our history. It... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
S T
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Part of the country estate of Charles Pinckney, drafter and signer of the Constitution, and a museum interpreting the lives and relationships of African-Americans with slave-owners.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1254 Long Point Rd, Mount Pleasant/East Cooper, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-9020
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I had never heard of Charles Pinckney until this trip to the Charleston area, yet he was a very important Founding Father of our country. He made significant recommendations for the Constitution. I am so glad to have taken the time to visit the historic...More

Thank HappyGran1
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Being one of the authors of the US Constitution, this is an important part of our history. It doesn't take you long to go through the house and the walking tour shouldn't take long. I found the small display about Gullah Creole very interesting. The...More

Thank S T
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Had to visit as I am into the US Constitution to read about and see the history of one of the principle writers of the piece. Not much to see, but beautiful grounds, some slave history. artifacts and a old replica of his home. The...More

Thank letsast
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Charles Pinckney was a principal author and a signer of the United States Constitution. You can enjoy films & exhibits. There are archaeology displays as well as stories of his life and what he accomplished. You can walk the grounds and nature trails, have a...More

Thank Helene T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Small but significant historic site. Knowledgeable staff.Gorgeous grounds. Studded with magnolia trees and live oaks.

Thank 546gigi
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Nice garden at best. Very little left to see. The rebuilt house has 3 rooms dedicated to Pickneys in South Carolina during tge Revolution. Outside, a very short walk leads to remains of slaves barracks

Thank Edouard B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Practically across the street from Boone Plantation is a free National Park Service Site about Charles Pinckney, the "forgotten" Founding Father. While not a plantation house the museum itself is on land from Pinckney's coastal rice and indigo plantation and the lowcountry cottage the museum...More

Thank crayolabird
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick trip and ended up spending over an hour touring the house and grounds. The Park Ranger was very informative. She started the video for us and answered all my kids' questions happily so they could get their Junior Park Ranger...More

Thank ElisabethAnne14
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Right next to the Boone Plantation. Narrated tour of the PInckney property. Only took about half hour. Some serious history there!!

Thank Flexter
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I learned some interesting history regarding the area aroung the American War for Independence by visiting this little gem. The house was displayed as a visual learing site from founding through early colonial times, using a self guided walking through the house and reading the...More

Thank peggy_22023k
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