Walking in an Old Southern Mansion [Video] Built in 1820, the shabby house was home to one of the wealthiest families in Charleston for over 140 years In this video — third in my series made in historic, beautiful Charleston — we walk inside an old mansion which is being preserved, rather than restored. That means the interior is in a gorgeous state of shabbiness, with cracks in the walls, patches of bricks exposed through broken plaster, and wooden slats…