coastal traveler

On our recent trip to Charleston, Carol and I limited ourselves to only one plantation to tour. Fortunately, we chose Middleton. It was a beautiful place with an interesting history. Built in 1755, the House Museum interprets four generations of Middleton Family, with extraordinary family furniture, silver, porcelain, rare books and portraits on display. Birthplace of a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Middleton Place and the Middletons have played an important role in American history. The property has miraculously remained under the same family stewardship for some 320 years, and today, successfully preserves history for visitors to enjoy.

Much to our surprise, the meal was one of the best on our trip. The Fried green tomato napoleon was amazing.

Crisp Butterhead Lettuce Salad
Clemson Blue Cheese Dressing, Heirloom Radishes, Country Ham Crackln’s

We spent the day walking around the grounds at Middleton Plantation, learning what life was like here back in its…

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