A short drive across the Cooper River on the Arthur Ravenel Jr Bridge from Charleston, Mount Pleasant has played an important role in South Carolina and U.S. history for more than three centuries. The many Colonial and antebellum homes in Mount Pleasant’s Old Village draw tourists in large numbers, inviting them to explore the narrow, tree-lined streets and looking back intoMount Pleassant’s proud past. The most well-known of the homes and buildings in this historic district is Alhambra Hall, a former ferry station that overlooks Charleston Harbor.
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Lifestyle in Mount Pleasant
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