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Address: 801 Bay St., Historic Downtown, Beaufort, SC SC 29902
Phone Number: 843/524-6334
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Historic home that dates to the 1790s, is open as a museum.

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A very interesting place!

I was the only person on the first tour of the day and it was raining so I felt very honored to have the guide to myself. She had a lot of interesting things to share (including... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Susan M
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I was the only person on the first tour of the day and it was raining so I felt very honored to have the guide to myself. She had a lot of interesting things to share (including Lafayette's speech from the porch). This isn't a really fancy place but I thought it was a great tour!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The John Mark Verdier House isn't the biggest and most impressive historic house in Beaufort, but it’s special for the fact that the building was used as army headquarters when Union troops occupied the city during the Civil War. The house is also open for public tours, which is a rarity in this town. There is a modest charge for... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had a very knowledgable tour guide who loves the history of the home. With it being the only home open in Beaufort to tour, I am very glad it survived all these years.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not a large house to look round but a wealth of history and an amazingly knowledgeable guide to take you through. I am not generally a fan of history, but our guide made this fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable. Well worth a visit.

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Alaska
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

this was part of this years home & garden tour and we really enjoyed this stop. Interesting docents and beautiful house. Glad they were able to preserve it!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We took a tour that was given by the Historic Beaufort Foundation and was pleasantly surprised to see this home has been preserved with all of it's original design and materials. It was wonderful to see that a home of this stature will be kept for future generations to enjoy.

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Murphy, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A small glimpse into the past. Knowledgeable docents will give you a tour of this historic home and answer your questions. They also have a wonderful diorama of the historic homes to help put it all in perspective. Also a display on Robert Smalls an historic figure we should all know more about.

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Elverson
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We just totally enjoyed our visit here. Our guide was knowledgeable, and we learned so much about the history not only of Verdier House but Beaufort I'm general. A must do when visitng Beaufort.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had a fantastic visit and tour of the house. It has been re-done to as it was in 1803, the right paint colors, etc. not full of antiques, but more in the way it really was, which is great to see. Our tour guide was amazing. She had great stories about the people, place, the house, the area, and... More 

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Ithaca, NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Interesting history, excellent docent, charming southern architecture. Intriguing scale models of ship, main street in entrance.

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