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It's so nice to fit this in between your tour of the Waterfront and the great shops and restaurants on Bay Street. It's NOT the Lafayette House but it is a lovely historic home that has incredible connections with key points in Southern history. Great...More
We enjoyed the 45 minute tour of the John Mark Verdier House. The building is fully restored and worth seeing this style home. The only negative thing is the limited furniture of John Mark Verdier. The foundation has placed period piece though out the house....More
Our guide was very knowledgeable not only of the house but of Beaufort as well so we learned a lot of local history.
A well managed historical property and the entrance fee goes to help maintain and preserve it.
Didn’t cost much, not much to see inside as far as furniture but is was a nice tour of what was once a grand home. While preserving it from demolition they have restore some parts and left some parts untouched or open so the visitors...More
This house is the only house we could tour in Beaufort and it just opened in November 2017 according to our guide. The house is located in the middle of Bay Street (main street), it’s still a bit rough but they are working on it...More
This tour indicates the great work that Beaufort has done in preserving its rich heritage. The home is indicative of antebellum city life, and the tour shows how much they have discovered about the home in spite of scant documentation. The tour is relatively short...More
If your interests include historic homes then visit the John Mark Verdier house. This is the only historic house open to the public year round. In the fall Historic Beaufort Foundation does a tour of homes, this house will give you a great representation of...More
The Verdier House tour is exceptional. Norman was our guide. He made the history of the home and the low country culture come alive for us. It was a pleasure to tour the home and to hear about life there in days gone by. We...More
This was our first stop in Beaufort and a wonderful introduction to the history of the area as well as the home and it’s inhabitants. The guide was extremely well informed and took time to answer questions. The contents of the house are largely those...More