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Old Slave Mart Museum

6 Chalmers St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

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About Old Slave Mart Museum

A huge building that once housed an antebellum slave auction gallery constructed in 1859. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places for its role in Charleston's African-American history. Today, the building houses the Old Slave Mart Museum.



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St. Philip's Church0.15km from Old Slave Mart Museum

A historic church at 142 Church Street in Charleston. this stuccoed brick church features an imposing tower designed in the Wren-Gibbs tradition. Three Tuscan pedimented porticoes contribute to this design to make a building of the highest quality and sophistication. It is the oldest European-American religious congregation in South Carolina.

Circular Congregational Church0.27km from Old Slave Mart Museum

The Circular Congregational Church is a historic church at 150 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina, United States, used by a congregation established in 1681. Its parish house, the Parish House of the Circular Congregational Church, is a highly significant Greek Revival architectural work by Robert Mills, and is recognized as a U.S. National Historic Landmark.

Saint Michael's Church0.29km from Old Slave Mart Museum

A historic church and the oldest surviving religious structure in Charleston built in the 1750s. One of the architectural wonders in the county and was a historical site that was visited by a lot of tourists.

Waterfront Park0.29km from Old Slave Mart Museum

One of the peninsula's most visited parks, Waterfront Park opened in 1990 and offers fantastic views of the Charleston Harbor. Gardens, fountains, walking paths and plenty of park benches are availble on the property. The park is open daily.

Heyward-Washington House0.29km from Old Slave Mart Museum

A historic house museum at 87 Church Street in Charleston. Built-in 1772, it was home to Thomas Heyward, Jr., a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and was where George Washington stayed during his 1791 visit to the city. It is now owned and operated by the Charleston Museum.

Gibbes Museum of Art0.34km from Old Slave Mart Museum

Formerly known as the Gibbes Art Gallery, is an art museum in Charleston which houses a premier collection of over 10,000 works of fine art, principally American works, many with a connection to Charleston or the South.

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Charleston County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina along the Atlantic coast. It was the third-most populous county in South Carolina.