Aiken-Rhett House

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Aiken-Rhett House information

Charleston , USA
48 Elizabeth St
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adult/child 6-16yr $12/5
Opening hours
10am-5pm Mon-Sat, 2-5pm Sun
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The only surviving urban plantation, this house gives a fascinating glimpse into antebellum life. The role of slaves is also presented, and you can wander into their dorm-style quarters behind the main house. The Historic Charleston Foundation manages the house with a goal of preserving and conserving, but not restoring, the property, meaning there have been few alterations.