French Quarter (Charleston SC)
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French Quarter Map
The French Quarter is a small neighborhood on the Southeastern corner of the peninsula. The French Quarter gets its name from the high concentration of French Huguenots that immigrated to and lived within the area. This neighborhood is filled with historic churches like the French Huguenot and St. Philip's Episcopal churches, and art galleries. The French Quarter is perfect for leisurely walks, exploring he city's historic history
Things to do in the French Quarter
Activities in the French Quarter:
Gallery Row is located on Broad Street between Meeting Street and East Bay. Gallery Row has a rich tapestry of artistic vision created by local, emerging and nationally recognized artists.
Gateway Walk is know as The Quiet Path Through History. It is a self-guided walking tour that covers 4 blocks between Archdale Street and Philadelphia Alley.
Established in 1930 Gateway Walk will take you through several historic walkways and cemeteries in downtown Charleston. It begins near the west cemetery of Saint Philip's Episcopal Church. The pathway continues into the graveyard of the Circular Church, and then across Meeting Street to the path on the north side of the Gibbes Museum, and into its sculpture courtyard. Continuing past the Charleston Library Society, across King Street, it goes into the yard of the Unitarian Church. Finally, it passes through the cemetery of Saint John's Lutheran Church. This is a great way to see some of Charleston's old churches, graveyards, and museums.