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Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Had never heard of him.

I love history. Mostly Civil War era history and I had not heard of Charles Pinckney. It was a... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Ronald M
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Three Teachers .

We really enjoyed our visit. There is plenty of information to read and there is a trail to walk as... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Pittsburg, Kansas
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Part of the country estate of Charles Pinckney, drafter and signer of the Constitution, and a museum interpreting the lives and relationships of African-Americans with slave-owners.
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1254 Long Point Rd, Mount Pleasant/East Cooper, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-9020
+1 843-881-5516
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Reviewed 22 December 2018

I always visit any NPS sites near my travel destinations. CPNHS was a short drive to a beautiful home surrounding by amazing trees and trails. Watch the 15 minute film in the visitor center to learn more about Pinckey and his contributions to our country.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Alicia_JA
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Having visited Ft. Moultrie and Ft. Sumter, I wanted to see the other National Park site in the area. The two videos with which I started the visit were informative, and the rangers were very helpful and accommodating - including walking me out onto the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 942lindseyd
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Our family loves visiting National Park Service sites including lesser known obscure ones. It would be hard to be more obscure than the Charles Pinckney National Historical Site in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The park celebrates the life of Charles Pinckney who authored parts of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We were running low on time but wanted to get a plantation tour in our mini-vacation. We found the Charles Pinckney plantation with a self-guided exterior tour and inside short video and info from the ranger. We spent maybe an hour in total and it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 591karent591
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I love history. Mostly Civil War era history and I had not heard of Charles Pinckney. It was a great look at this family. A very colorful family. Worth an hour of your time if you're nearby.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This place is a hidden gem. So much history involving this site. It makes you understand what Mount Pleasant and Charleston was all about durning the 1700's. There is no cost which makes it even better.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank MTPgoodfood
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Lots of history at this place also. great house and gravesite. and just a beautiful place to visit and find out history of Charles Pickney

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Very informative & in a beautiful location. None of the original Pinckney structures are still standing, but there are outlines of where they use to be. There’s a lot of historical information inside the house & a video I would recommend watching. It’s a beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rtoptngirl276
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Worth a quick look if you are in the area. Nice old house owned by a signer of the Declaration. A few displays. No furniture. Free

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Questdoc
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. There is plenty of information to read and there is a trail to walk as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from 942lindseyd | Reviewed this property |
There is not a large parking area, but the drive makes a large-enough loop that I can imagine an RV parked along one of the sides would have adequate space. I would suggest a direct call to the site seeking details... More