Charleston Area
Historic Home & Sites Reception Venues
Find your "Something Old" at one of Charleston's picturesque historic homes and plantations. These immaculately preserved pieces of Charleston history are sure to take your breath away.
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the_william_aiken_house
This 1810 National Historic Landmark in the heart of downtown blends Old World charm with modern sophistication. Indoor / outdoor spaces showcase period artwork and antiques, sweeping piazzas, an elegant pergola and lush private grounds, accentuated by unparalleled service and cuisine.
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Located in the historic district, the Gibbes Museum of Art offers a setting rich with history and charm. Exchange vows under the opulent glass dome or host your reception in the classical garden. This exceptional venue will transform your special day into a one-of-a-kind celebration.
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Traditional grace. At this 1840s home, the walls whisper of legendary parties attended by governors, international dignitaries, and blushing brides alike. Recently redecorated with quintessentially Charleston colors and furnishings, the grandeur of this home - with its avenue of majestic, moss-draped oak trees—is timeless.
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The Charleston area’s most celebrated wedding destination, Woodlands Mansion, is an impeccably restored, eighteen bedroom, 1906 plantation styled manor on eleven lush acres offering the unique option to reserve the entire estate for your wedding, reception or both for an unforgettable weekend.
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Beautiful parlor rooms boast original wood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows + gorgeous crystal chandeliers. Lush garden courtyards + expansive wrap-around piazzas allow for enjoyable outdoor entertaining. An on-site bridal suite allows for all-day relaxation. Perfect for ceremonies + receptions.
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Set against the backdrop of the antebellum plantation house, the tree-lined plantation offers a beautiful and historic setting. This peaceful, moss-draped oasis includes an outdoor pavilion, a sweeping oak allée, and the 600-year old McLeod Oak. It can host groups up to 200.
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The expansive views of the Ashley River, the ancient live oaks draped in Spanish moss, and the intimate garden walkways set an unforgettable stage for an evening of romance. Visit America's last romantic garden, you will fall in love!
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The Parsonage at St Johannes is a beautifully renovated Circa 1846 residence located in the heart of Historic Charleston. This grand home boasts large rooms on the first level for entertaining, two iconic Charleston piazzas and an intimate courtyard garden.
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Built in 1825, this magnificent home is located in the historic district of Charleston. Exceptional architectural details and elliptical staircase grace this antebellum home. The large piazza overlooking the formal garden provides an elegant backdrop for your distinctive event.
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Tucked away on charming Queen Street in downtown Charleston, Poogan’s Porch is one of Charleston’s oldest independent culinary establishments, with a fresh approach to Lowcountry cuisine. This beautifully-restored Victorian house offers the ideal setting for wedding-related activities – from bridal luncheons to rehearsal dinners and receptions.