Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon, Charleston

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After Charleston fell to the British during the Revolutionary War, they used Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon as a barracks and military prison. Built in 1771 as an Exchange and Customs House, the historic building now offers guided tours with costumed interpreters that cover the three floors of the building. Learn about Charleston history during the Colonial and Revolutionary eras as guides recount tales of the dungeons, pirates, and patriots that lived within the walls. You can also admire the Palladian architecture and see the sites George Washington visited during his weeklong stay in 1791. You can plan Charleston trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Aside from the long history complete with dungeon, they have two DAR period rooms with important historic meaning. If you only see one thing, come here first! Justina  more »
  • The docents gave an ininformative tour with good knowledge. My interest was more on the pre-civil war time period. He talked about the issues such as Revolutionary war purposes and slavery in...  more »
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