(Charleston, SC) “After much consideration, and new directives from local and city officials urging residents to stay home if at all possible, Middleton Place National Historic Landmark will close to the public at 3pm today, March 23, 2020, until further notice” announced M. Tracey Todd, President and CEO of the Middleton Place Foundation. Middleton Place today joins the Edmondston-Alston House, also managed by the Foundation, in closing to the public.
While most employees are being asked to stay home, the historic Gardens and Stableyards’ livestock will continue receiving care during the crisis.
The Foundation is working to implement a digital content portal with programming broadly defined as “Plugged In To History” beginning on Tuesday, March 24 at 2pm. This and additional programing to be added soon may be accessed at the Events page at www.middletonplace.org/events. More info can also be found on social media platforms Instagram and Facebook.
The Middleton Place Foundation will continue to monitor events related to the Coronavirus outbreak and will take any additional steps that may be called for as developments warrant.