Residence Inn Charleston Downtown/Riverview
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Set off early to see the Old Slave Mart. What a waste of time that was. All there was were large informational panels, just a few artifacts and a few recordings. Next stop was the Old Exchange Building. This was interesting, we took a tour of the dungeon. There is a section of the original wall that surrounded Charleston down there. A good tour …
We had a really nice hot breakfast compliments of the hotel and headed into town. Our first stop stop was to pick up our $25.00 pass that would get us into several historic sites over the weekend. The first place we toured was the Charleston Museum. Lots of interesting Civil War artifacts as well as a section on the wildlife in the area. A strange …
We had an early morning flight out of Logan and arrived just before noon in Charleston, SC. We got our car rental and headed to Monck's Corner to visit with George Coveney. It's been about 10 years since we've seen him. He lives in a very rural area in a pretty large home. We met his 2 dogs Molly and Lucky (who is deaf). George looked good, lost …
... on the smaller side. The first time I went, it was just me. This time there were 12 of us on the tour. I even think the tour guide we had today, Tara, was the same one who was my first guide. The tour begins with information about the beginnings of the home and property. Drayton Hall was the showcase house for John Drayton and his vast holdings of either 47 or 147 (I can't remember which) different plantations! That's one ...
... tipping. Everyone has their hand out.
Drove back into town for a tour of Calhoun Mansion, built in 1876, with 35 rooms and 23 fireplaces, chandeliers by Tiffany and rooms stuffed with antiques, it is truly remarkable.
This morning's rain and cloud lifted and it was a beautiful day, about 22 degrees. Further north there is another snow storm and we are glad to be out of this one.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services