Heyward-Washington Garden

Heyward-Washington Garden, 87 Church Street

Springtime at the Heyward-Washington GardenThe Heyward-Washington House, built in 1772, is named for the builder, Daniel Heyward, and famous guest, President George Washington. The property was purchased by the Charleston Museum in 1929 and it became Charleston’s first house museum.   Since 1941, The Garden Club of Charleston has maintained the garden, which is designed as a typical in Charleston during the late 18th century featuring a knot garden and plants authentic to the period.Garden club members work in the Heyward-Washington Garden