Walk ten minutes to reach the moss-draped oaks of the College of Charleston. Gracing the George Street side of campus is National Historic Landmark Porters Lodge (c. 1850), with its Greek inscription for "Know Thyself" on the facade. Walk through the Porters Lodge archway into the lovely park. On your left is Towell Library (c. 1855), built as the first campus library. Straight ahead is Randolph Hall, one of the oldest college buildings in the US (c. 1828), originally serving as the main academic building.
Go left through another archway, turn right along the brick walkway until you reach an iron clock. Looming large behind it is the Sottile House (c. 1890), considered one of the finest examples of Victorian architecture in Charleston. Previously serving as a residence hall for female students, today it houses college offices. If it's open, peek in to view the Tiffany stained glass windows and detailed woodwork.
Head back the way you came but instead of turning into the park, go straight until you reach George Street. Continue ahead on Glebe Street until you reach #6. This grand brick building is the President's House and the oldest building on campus, constructed in 1770 as a parsonage.