This elegant red-brick mansion was built in 1803 for wealthy rice planter Joseph Manigault (a descendant of French Huguenots). The house features a curving central staircase and an outstanding collection of Charlestonian, American, English, and French period furnishings. Manigault inherited several rice plantations and over 200 slaves from his grandfather in 1788, cementing his fortune by marrying into the Middleton family (of Middleton Place and later the Drayton family (of Drayton Hall).
Joseph Manigault House
350 Meeting St
Our Rating Hours Mon–Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 1–5pm. Last tour 4:30pm Phone 843/722-2996 Prices Admission $10 adults. Combination ticket for the Joseph Manigault House, the Heyward-Washington House, and the Charleston Museum $22 Web site Joseph Manigault House Other (at John St.)
Map350 Meeting St Charleston
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