Comfort Suites at Isle of Palms Connector
1130 Hungryneck Blvd.
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone: (843) 216-0004
Fax: (843) 216-8811
Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
Su to Sa from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PMOriginally a 715-acre (290-hectare) plantation called Snee Farm and owned by four-time Governor of South Carolina Charles Pinckney. this historic attraction is now 28 acres (11 hectares). A leader in the early formation of the United States, Charles Pinckney was a delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Congress in Philadelphia. In 1791, President George Washington visited the plantation during his Southern Tour. An 1828 farmhouse, rebuilt on the site of former buildings destroyed by hurricanes, serves as the visitor center to the park and offers an orientation video, historic exhibits, self-guided tours, archeological sites and bookstore. There is also a half-mile walking tour. Ongoing archeological excavations since 1987 are uncovering important dwellings and plantation items that existed during the Pinckney era. There is no admission fee. Administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, it is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Complimentary use of wheelchairs is available at the visitor center. -Natasha Lawrence