Edmondston-Alston House, Charleston

The Edmondston-Alston House, 21 East Battery in Downtown Charleston, S.C. $90.00 Per Person   The Edmondston-Alston House was built in the late Federal style by Scottish merchant Charles Edmundston in 1825. One of the first mansions built on the Charleston Battery, it was later purchased by Charles Alston, a member of Georgetown’s rice planting dynasty. Much of the family’s antique furniture, books, and other personal items remain in the house. For a special Christmas treat, the tour includes a theatrical performance that will shed light on a turbulent time in Charleston just before the Civil War.  Appearing in period costumes, […]

Storehouse Tour: South Carolina’s Governors Mansion and State House Dec 7th

South Carolina’s Governors Mansion and State House Dec 7th, 2017 Christmas at the Governor’s Mansion  $95.00 Per Person (all-inclusive)   The Governor’s Mansion was built in 1855 and has been the official residence of our South Carolina Governor since 1868. This mansion holds many treasures of South Carolina: silver, china, antiques, and some of the most rare portraits in our nation. The South Carolina Capital is one of the most notable buildings in the nation.  Inside is home to the impressive portrait gallery and boasts many extraordinary  architectural features, including the Corinthian Columns and the magnificent dome. Six bronze stars […]

Olli: Governor’s Mansion Columbia, Dec. 13

Built in 1855, the Governor’s Mansion was spared during Sherman’s burning of Columbia. More than just the governor’s residence, it features rooms displaying antique silver, china, furniture, paintings and documents. The State House, built in 1875 in the Greek revival style, features 27 monuments, carvings, Doric columns, stained glass windows and a copper dome. Activity Level: 2  $60

Olli: Gibbs Art Museum, Charleston, Nov. 8

Experience Charleston’s history through art with a guided tour of the Gibbs Art Museum. You’ll have the opportunity to view the permanent collection of the Gibbs Museum of Art which spans four centuries and provides a dynamic introduction to the visual culture of America and the American South from the colonial era to the present. View the visiting exhibit of Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States which explores the rich visual dialogue that flourished across the Americas between 1919 and 1979. Showcasing more than 70 important works of art, the exhibition examines Modernism as an international phenomenon, embracing […]

Olli: Conway Glass Oct. 31

Tues, Oct. 31 Conway Glass and Rivertown Bistro $75 XHIST 457 C11 Conway Glass offers many glass products they design, manufacture and assemble. Come learn about glass blowing, watch as other students blow glass, then blow your own glass ornament. Lunch at Rivertown Bistro included in the fee (entrée, side, beverage, dessert; tax and gratuity included). Activity Level 1

Storehouse Tour Oct. 27: Charleston Churches

Charleston is well known as the Holy City. Join us as we visit: •Saint Michael’s Episcopal •First Scots Presbyterian •Saint Philips Episcopal •First Baptist Church. INCLUDED: •Round trip transportation •Lunch at 82 Queen Restaurant Activity Level: 4 Schedule 7:30 AM Depart Lakeside Crossing 8:00 AM Depart Surfside Presbyterian 12:00 PM Lunch at 82 Queen 3:30 PM Depart for home Contact: Robin McCall’s Storehouse Tours 843-235-2966 37 Heather Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 WE ACCEPT: Personal checks, and credit cards.