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South Carolina

Middleton Place

Middleton Place is a National Historic Landmark and a carefully preserved 18th-century plantation that has survived revolution, Civil War, and earthquake.

It was the home of four important generations of Middletons, beginning with Henry Middleton, President of the First Continental Congress; Arthur, a signer of the Declaration of Independence; Henry, Governor of South Carolina and an American Minister to Russia; and Williams, a signer of the Ordinance of Secession.

Thecarefully preserved 18th century plantation and a National Historic Landmark, Middleton Place encompasses America's oldest landscaped Gardens. Located on the banks of the Ashley River, this carefully preserved plantation has survived revolution, civil wars and an earthquake. The Gardens, House Museum, and Plantation Stableyards all interpret Middleton history.

The Middleton Place Restaurant serves Lowcountry lunch and dinner daily. The Museum Shop sells items related to Middleton Place.

Visitors are invited to tour the Gardens, the House Museum, and the Plantation Stableyards. Middleton Place, located on Ashley River Road (Highway 61), just 14 miles northwest of Charleston, South Carolina.

Middleton Place is open daily at 9:00 a.m.

Middleton Place
Middleton Place



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