Main Floor Entryway, Circa 1820

Main Floor Entryway, Circa 1820

The first floor living quarters was always designed to impress visitors. William Aiken, one of the wealthiest Charleston SC business men, easily accomplished it here.

Main Floor Entryway, Circa 1820
Main Floor Entryway, Circa 1820

So much so that prior to the US Civil War he became governor.

Of course there was a war, the Union army arrested him, he lost his wealth.

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