PRESERVING HISTORY, INSPIRING OUR FUTURE
Learn About the 250th
Learn about Charleston and the founding of our nation.
Explore Our History
The Charleston Tea Crisis of 1773
Learn more about Charleston’s resistance to the Tea Act of 1773 and its actions to stop the importation of taxed tea to the colony.
10 Facts about Charleston's Tea Protests
So if the Tea Act lowered the price of tea, why did Charlestonians rise up in protest? This and other interesting facts.
Tea & Revolution: An Interview with James Fichter
SC250Charleston spoke with Dr. James Fichter about his new book on tea’s role just before the Revolution, his observations on the tea protests of 1773-1776, and some of the myths surrounding the Tea Party.
Event: Charleston Tea Party on December 2nd
Come out to the Old Exchange and relive Charleston’s tea protests of 1773 at this signature event.
Charleston Tea Party
December 2, 2023 at 10am
December 10, 2023
Learn More About Charleston's History
SC250 Charleston Videos
Tea and Archeology at Drayton Hall
The History of Tea at Drayton Hall
A Lady's Adieu to Her Tea Table
1773 Tea Crisis at the Exchange in Charleston
Tea at the Heyward Washington Home
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