Charles Pinckney National Historic House
Posted By: Jenny Daly
In: Mount Pleasant SC
Date: Thu, Jan 19th 2017 1:14 pm
Nestled in Mount Pleasant near Boone Hall Plantation is another important historical site, the Charles Pinckney National Historic House. This plantation is actually adjacent to Snee Farm, a popular residential neighborhood in Mount Pleasant. The land that Snee Farm was developed on was a part of the 28 acre rice and indigo plantation. The house, built in 1828, still remains a museum and visitor center.
Charles Pinckney built the home as a plantation and a summer retreat,. Pinckney was a prominent political figure in South Carolina. Not only was he governor of SC,a member of the United States Senate and House of Representatives, he was a principal writer and signer of the declaration of independence.
It was designated as a National Historic Site in 1988. It is currently open daily 9AM until 5PM and is free to visit. You can tour the home as well as the surrounding grounds.
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