History / Trivia:
Birthplace of American golf Harleston Green, established in 1786, was first golf club in the United States located in Harleston Village. There also is some evidence of the first known shipment of golf equipment to arrive in the U.S., 432 balls and 96 clubs sent from the Scottish port Leith to Charleston in 1743.
Harleston Village Living:
Established in the 1700s, the Harleston Village neighborhood consist Georgian and Italianate buildings, a mix of Antebellum homes and upscale modern townhomes. on tree-lined streets. Joggers and cyclists head to the sidewalks, shady trees around Colonial Lake, known as “The Pond” you will find people reading a book on a bench, walking dogs or visiting with neighbors. The College of Charleston, with a colonnaded entrance, lies on a picturesque campus. To the east, King Street is a hub of upscale boutiques, plus restaurants and bars with outdoor patios and a hip vibe.