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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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Verdier House a Way to Step Back in Timedf

We enjoyed touring the Verdier House with docent Sandy who was friendly and very well-informed, pointing out the family history as well as ongoing restorations planned for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Spring Branch, Texas
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Spring Branch, Texas
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed touring the Verdier House with docent Sandy who was friendly and very well-informed, pointing out the family history as well as ongoing restorations planned for the house.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Our guide was very welcoming and gave a great tour. She was very knowledgable about the house and its role in Beaufort's history. The house is beautiful and was restored originally in the 70's and is undergoing some restoration now. The difference of 40 years of knowledge on how to do this is interesting to discuss.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Knowledgeable tour guide gave us the history of the house and taught us a lot about the history of this charming old city as well.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Job well done protecting the character of a special southern town! The National Historic Landmark District is a gem for the state of South Carolina and should be cherished. Maintaining the Verdier House in the towns central business district helps understand the evolution of an 18th century community.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Took the tour and the guide was very knowledgable about the history of the house. It is Federalist style so not too fancy but with unique touches. The molding is differently done in every room and a good part of the house is original. Definitely worth a visit, especially if you are interested in history.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Considering that the majority of the historic homes in Beaufort are still privately owned, this gives you a glimpse into the historic era. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and most of the room have been restored to look like they would've back in the day... A little pricey in my opinion though.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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Additional Information about John Mark Verdier House

Address: 801 Bay St., Historic Downtown, Beaufort, SC SC 29902
Phone Number: 843/524-6334
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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