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A historic Charleston mansion that survived over 200 years of wars, earthquakes, and hurricanes is on the market for nearly $10 million. Take a look inside

Posted On: Sep 18, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A historic Charleston mansion that survived over 200 years of wars, earthquakes, and hurricanes is on the market for nearly $10 million. Take a look inside

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The mansion, located on Church St. in the South of Broad neighborhood of Charleston is on the market for almost $10 million.

The house has ceilings exceeding 11 feet on all three floors.

The second floor of the mansion features a ballroom and a drawing-room.

Built in 1745, the home has a total of 15 fireplaces and a cypress-paneled library.

The current owners bought the home in 1998 and renovated it extensively to what it currently looks like.

Before that, Anthony and Jessica Cecil purchased the home in 1969 and ran a bed and breakfast.

The listing says the house was "extensively damaged" during the Civil War. Eliza Middleton Huger Smith bought and restored the home in...

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