Governor's House Inn
Travel Blogs from Charleston
... slave houses, the main house, and the plantation as a whole. It was a pretty interesting place, however it was so hot that being outside and walking around for a few hours was very uncomfortable. So we rushed home to our air conditioned room, and took advantage of the cable TV in the room. The next morning, we took a leisurely start as we checked out that morning, before taking a trip the main part of Charleston. We parked up, and began roaming the ...
... charred brick foundation of a burned house and a late 19th-century addition.
The garden dates from around 1680. There is a volkswalk that walks through the 50-acre garden, the Audubon Swamp Garden and along the banks of the Ashley River, but we only had time to walk through the gardens near the Plantation Home.
We drove over the Talmadge Memorial bridge on our way back to Savannah.
... heavy, and I walked out with a heavy heart trying to incorporate what I just learned into my current research. Out in the beautiful world of Charleston we meandered the streets and found the cemetery where John C. Calhoun was buried. It always amazes me how wandering can lead to the most perfect places. After awhile we made our way back to the hotel.
Friday night we met the bride and groom and some of their friends and family at Red's Ice House. ...
... of our final goal of ferrying out to Ft. Sumpter. On our way to the ferry we passed by a full scale replica of the H.L. Hunley, a civil war submarine that was brought to Charleston in an effort to break the crippling Union blockade of the city’s port. On the night of February 17, 1864, this vessel became the first submarine to sink an enemy vessel, the Housatonic. The submarine did not return from that mission and was missing until 1995. The long rod in front carried a ...
... a mile out into the harbour and back again, before climbing back into the air conditioned car, and DRIVE over the bridge, for our journey home to the Northern side of Charleston at Goose Creek
With our departure in the morning, this is our last evening in Charleston, and what better way to spend it than with Hannah…another homeexchange friend , we met 3 years ago and have met her twice since for a meal …will host her some time in NZ.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking