Where To Eat
The park does not offer food for purchase. Water fountains are available in the park and bottled water is for sale in the bookstore. Please bring a reusable bottle with you to fill in the fountain. If you purchase bottled water, please recycle it!
You may choose to pack a meal and enjoy eating at the small picnic area by the Front Lake. Keep in mind this picnic area is first come/first serve and is uncovered.
Please dispose of your leftovers, trash, and recyclables in the proper receptacles available at the picnic area and throughout the park.
Did You Know?
Carl Sandburg was not the only notable American to live in this stately home. German born Christopher Memminger(1803-1888), Secretary of the Treasury for the Confederate Army from 1861-1864, had this home built in 1838 to escape malaria ridden Charleston, SC summers and 1860's war-torn Charleston.