The Seven Sisters: Charleston's Antebellum Homes
Charleston's seven surviving pre-Civil War houses. Take a close look at the varying architectural styles of these Antebellum beauties! The fortunes of these houses and their owners span the early development of Charleston from frontier fort to state capitol. Their windows and doorways have seen the rise and fall of industrial salt empires, the passage of armies, and the flowering of Charleston from riverbanks and farmland to commercial and legislative power.