St Vincent’s Infant Asylum
This historic home was built in 1837 by jeweler William M Goodrich. Goodrich sold the house to the British-born merchant Henry Hope...
Grace King House
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Perched above Magazine St between two famed dive bars, The Saint and Half Moon, this swanky new wine and cocktail bar seems to have...
Surrey’s Juice Bar
Surrey’s makes a simple bacon-and-egg sandwich taste – and look – like the most delicious breakfast you’ve ever been served. And you...
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St Vincent’s Infant Asylum information
This large red-brick orphanage was built in 1864 with assistance from federal troops occupying the city. It helped relieve the overcrowded orphanages filled with youngsters of all races who had lost their parents to epidemics and the Civil War. The orphanage is now a budget guesthouse, but is not otherwise open to the public.