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South Carolina

Calhoun Mansion

George Walton Williams, a wealthy merchant and banker, built this Victorian Baronial Manor House following the Civil War (circa 1876).

The 24,000 square-foot mansion has 14-foot ceilings, ornate plaster and wood moldings, elaborate chandeliers, a stairwell that reaches to a 75-foot domed ceiling, as well as a ballroom with a coved glass skylight that is 45 feet high.

Used in the films, "Scarlett" and "North and South" and featured on A&E's "American Castles." Guided tours (about 45 minutes). Behind-the-scenes tours (about two hours), and group rates are available. Open Wed.-Sun. 10am - 4pm. Adults: $15.00, 5 - 10 yrs.: $7.00, under 5: free. phone: 843-722-8205 Addresse:
16 Meeting Street, Charleston

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