Charleston Museum: Women’s History Tours in March

Joseph-Manigault-House-Feb 2019

Women’s History Tours
The Joseph Manigault House
350 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC

This special tour will be held on Sundays in March at 2 pm. This tour is free for members of The Charleston Museum and free with admission to the Joseph Manigault House.

Heyward-Washington_House March 2020Women’s History Tours
The Heyward-Washington House
87 Church Street
Charleston, SC

This special tour will be held on Saturdays in March at 2:00 pm. The tours are free for members of The Charleston Museum and free with admission to the Heyward-Washington House.

These tours are provided through The Charleston Museum. For more information, click here.

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(Image credit: charlestonmuseum.org and Wikipedia)

Joseph Manigault House
In celebration of Women’s History Month, a special tour will be offered every Sunday in March (March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29) to focus on the lives of the women who made history at the Joseph Manigault House. Guests on this tour will learn more about Charlotte Drayton Manigault, her daughter Ann, the enslaved women Affy and Bess, and the daily lives of ladies of the early 1800s. This special tour will also highlight the stories of how the house was saved by Susan Pringle Frost, Nell McColl Pringle, and Princess Henrietta Pignatelli. Guides will also highlight the House’s history as a USO post, Red Cross Training Facility and women’s dormitory during WWII

Heyward-Washington House
In celebration of Women’s History Month, a special tour will be offered every Saturday in March (March 7, 14, 21 and 28) to focus on the lives of the women who made history at the Heyward-Washington House. Guests on this guided tour of 87 Church Street will learn more about Elizabeth Heyward’s stand against the British army during the American Revolution and the boarding house run by Rebecca Jameson when there were no men living in residence. Guests will also learn more about a young girl who lived in the House and grew up to become a famous abolitionist – Sarah Grimke.

 

 

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