Historic Charleston | A Natural State
Historic Charleston is comprised of Charleston and Dorchester counties. Historic Charleston has 73 pre-Revolutionary buildings - 136 from the late 18th century and more than 600 others built prior to the 1840s. Sweet grass basket makers are among the vendors that sell their wares at the Old City Market. Tours of private gardens, houses and museums are open to visitors, as are the plantations and gardens that line the Ashley River.