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Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

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Wonderfully historic plantaion

Exceptionally maintained, great caretakers and guides. Very very knowledgeable and great stories... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yvette T
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Jacksonville, Florida
Wonderful site - beautiful experience !!

We really enjoyed visiting the Plantation - what an amazing place - very interesting exhibits and... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2019
Gudrun R
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Fairhope, Alabama
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This beautiful plantation represents the history and culture of Georgia’s rice coast. In the early 1800s, William Brailsford of Charleston carved a rice plantation from marshes along the Altamaha River. The plantation and its inhabitants were part...more
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5556 US Highway 17 N, Brunswick, GA 31525-4651
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceptionally maintained, great caretakers and guides. Very very knowledgeable and great stories. Highly recommend a detour to this place.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Yvette T
Reviewed May 9, 2019

We really enjoyed visiting the Plantation - what an amazing place - very interesting exhibits and lots to see - a really good visit!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gudrun R
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Visiting the south gives plenty of opportunity to visit plantations, but this one is special. Five generations of the Brailsford ancestors have lived at this once upon a time rice plantation. Also the entire contents of the home are possessions of Ophelia Dent's, the last...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

On the road from Brunswick to Darien, Georgia look for a sign on the east side of the road for this state park site: Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation. It's not "Gone with the Wind" in stature, but a lovely old farmhouse and out buildings, well - worth...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Mary Ann R
Reviewed May 3, 2019

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation is a Georgia State Historic Site. The plantation is on the National Register of Historic Places. This is an absolutely beautiful spot to visit, full of old growth live oaks. There is a small gift shop, museum, and a film in the theater...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019

The house of this previous rice/dairy farm is very interesting, full of original furniture and artefacts. The tour is informative, although we learnt as much from the volunteer staff at the desk. Unfortunately a storm and tornado warning cut short our visit so that we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

A worthwhile visit if you’re a history lover, or if you’d like to explore some beautiful low country nature. The walk from the parking lot to the house is well shaded and pleasant, but the property is large and there’s a lot to see. Most...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Really explains how the soldiers got through all they had to endure. God Blessed them in so many ways.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gabeachgal
Reviewed April 14, 2019

We started out with the video which was very informative and the museum also gave us good information about life on the plantation and growing rice. The house is well kept and furnished with beautiful original furniture. However, the tour guide did not elaborate on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

The plantion house and grounds are well worth a visit to understand more about plantation life and enjoy the spacious grounds and marsh walk. The house is beautifully maintained with original furnishings. The Ranger was very knowledgeable, welcoming and willing to talk and answer questions....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Sicily700
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Response from momma2be | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed our tour.
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Tom20101222
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Tajm10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. The house might not be but the rest of the building are
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April 28, 2018|
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Response from Bill G | Property representative |
Sorry we are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
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