All Tours: 4

Old Village Tour

25 Locations ~ Curated by Town of Mount Pleasant Historical Commission
By 1872, several settlements which had developed along Charleston Harbor, were incorporated as the Town of Mount Pleasant. The earliest hamlet was Greenwich Village (1766), followed by the Hibben Ferry Tract (1770), Mount Pleasant Plantation (1808),…

Bridgeside Tour

9 Locations ~ Curated by Town of Mount Pleasant Historical Commission
Bridges are a very important part of Mount Pleasant life today. Before 1929, people had to depend on ferries to take them from Mount Pleasant to Charleston. This tour shows the history of the bridges from Mount Pleasant to Charleston and the…

Black History Tour

11 Locations ~ Curated by The Mount Pleasant Historical Commission
With the growth of Mount Pleasant in recent years, it has become increasingly important to prioritize and pay special attention to the preservation and promotion of African-American history and culture. Some of these historical and cultural sites…

Industry and Commerce Tour

14 Locations ~ Curated by Town of Mount Pleasant Historical Commission
Industry and commerce in the area began with the Native American Indians. Mount Pleasant industry, mostly based on brickmaking, timber, and livestock, grew and changed over time. The invention of the tidal rice mill in Mount Pleasant revolutionized…