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History comes to life among the cobblestone streets and antebellum homes of this genteel Southern city. Explore the city's many antebellum homes, historic churches, Civil War sites and sprawling plantations.
Updated: November 13, 2002
A history tour of Charleston should begin with these top attractions.
Charleston's many bed and breakfasts offer charming accommodations and a history lesson, too.
Charleston is famous for its Lowcountry cuisine. Local specialties like roasted oysters and shrimp and grits are a true taste of the South.