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Heyward-Washington House - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

87 Church St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA


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About Heyward-Washington House

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.

Attractions Near Heyward-Washington House

Saint Michael's Church
Saint Michael's Church0.19km from Heyward-Washington House

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.

Old Slave Mart Museum
Old Slave Mart Museum0.29km from Heyward-Washington House

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.

St. Philip's Church
St. Philip's Church0.41km from Heyward-Washington House

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.

The Calhoun Mansion
The Calhoun Mansion0.43km from Heyward-Washington House

This mansion is the largest residence in the area of Charleston and it boasts of having 35 rooms. The Calhoun Mansion gained its famous name when Williams died and left the home to Patrick Calhoun, grandson of former Vice President John C. Calhoun. By 1914, the mansion saw regular use as a hotel.

Circular Congregational Church
Circular Congregational Church0.43km from Heyward-Washington House

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.

Gibbes Museum of Art
Gibbes Museum of Art0.43km from Heyward-Washington House

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.

Where is Heyward-Washington House

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Charleston County
Charleston County
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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.