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Hobcaw Barony

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Well worth the trip!

This was a great tour. They spend a lot of time, not rushed at all. Bus ride a little bumpy but not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barb B
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Plantation History

A guided tour in a 16 person van proved to be really interesting. Our guide knew plenty of history... read more

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Bernard M. Baruch family estate
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On U.S. 17, 2 mi north of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great tour. They spend a lot of time, not rushed at all. Bus ride a little bumpy but not a issue at all. A must see for sure!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Barb B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A guided tour in a 16 person van proved to be really interesting. Our guide knew plenty of history and told interesting stories about the plantation, the owners, and the family members. Glad to see it has been preserved as a research facility as there...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

This is a 16,000 acre old rice plantation which was owned by Bernard Baruch and eventually willed to his daughter Belle. A two-hour tour requires a reservation. The plantation is traveled by taking maintained dirt roads to keep the area as original as possible. There...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

For so many years I wanted to do this tour but you need a reservation. A simple phone call was all it took. The reason for this is they have a small bus and only two tours a day, so it gets booked up. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed April 10, 2019

Arrived knowing nothing at all about Barnard or Belle Baruch, and came away with a real appreciation for these multi-talented and unique individuals. The bus tour allows you to see all the significant spots on the property, with a knowledgeable guide, who also shares lots...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rose B
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We took a 2 hour tour of this former rice plantation. The owner had many famous people who visited this place. The land is 16,000 acres and is on a bay with swamps full of alligators.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thomas m
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Great tour of house and beautiful grounds, especially seeing rooms where Roosevelt and Churchill visited. Great story telling about Belle Baruch, an unknown but very fascinating and accomplished woman. Given an overview of the ecological studies being conducted there.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Deborah M
Reviewed March 6, 2019

The Hobcaw Barony is a 16,000-acre tract of land on a peninsula called Waccamaw Neck between the Winyah Bay and the Atlantic Ocean near Georgetown, South Carolina, that once served as a winter hunting retreat for investor, philanthropist, presidential advisor and South Carolina native Bernard...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We toured HobCaw Barony and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Our tour driver as well as our tour volunteer who showed us through the hunting lodge were well versed in the history and shared their knowledge with us. Definitely recommend this to others traveling in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tinabelle2
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour with film of the history and development of Hobcaw Barony. The life of the Baruch family and the interesting van tour of the property of this plantation was excellent. Our driver and the house tour guides were very i formed and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Deborah B
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Sydney N | Property representative |
Here at Hobcaw Barony we allow folks to bring certified service dogs.
Robin A
March 25, 2017|
Response from pmirage77 | Reviewed this property |
There are no standard tours scheduled on Mondays, Tours are conducted on Tuesday through Saturday. That means the 27th is out. However the Visitor Center is open and there is a lot of information available, If you can make... More
Lori B
March 2, 2016|
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Response from corneliaz431 | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center is open to drop ins, but all tours need to be reserved. It's not a plantation house, it's the home built in early 1900s by Banard Baruch to use to entertain his friends, including Winston Churchill and... More