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Middleton Place

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An Essential American Experience

Middleton Place is America’s Oldest Landscaped Gardens and home to a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Located along the Ashley River in Charleston, Middleton Place is a National Historic Landmark, historic home, research center, and historic plantation and stableyards. The Middleton Place Foundation not-for-profit educational trust that connects to the very fabric of our nation’s complex history. We focus on the contributions of the Middleton family as well as the enslaved Africans and African Americans who lived and worked here. The stories are a microcosm of United States history.

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Middleton Place

Top Charleston Historic Site

Learn more essential American history by visiting the heritage breed livestock, exploring our House Museum, meeting the resident artisans in our Stableyards, and joining an enslaved persons history tour. Daily tours reveal three centuries of stories of men and women, free and enslaved, who participated in the building and the stewardship of this American icon.

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