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Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

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Address: 1950 Rutledge Rd, at edge of Francis Marion National Forest, 16 mi south of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC 29458-9588
Phone Number: 843 546 9361
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Very interesting!

The tour was given by park rangers and they were very informative. I loved the history of the family and how the descendants gifted some of the property and house to the park... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was given by park rangers and they were very informative. I loved the history of the family and how the descendants gifted some of the property and house to the park service. Well worth the $8.50 admission!

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Little River, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I never miss a chance to tour historic sites. Hampton Plantation is quite isolated and well-preserved. Our Park Ranger, Elizabeth shared lots of information during the tour. Hard to believe that George Washington and Francis Marion were once visitors there. The tour was relaxed and never rushed, allowing us all the time we wanted to explore the... More 

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chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great look at colonial America. The tour was fascinating and informative. Defiantly worth the time it took to get there. We will go back when the mosquitos are not as bad. St. James Parrish Church , about two miles south, is also a great historical place to visit.

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

The Plantation history of America is something better learned walking through it. It makes learning the good and the bad lessons all that more vivid. It is our past and we should learn as much as we can about it. We sadly did not have time to take a tour so we tried to wander the grounds. Unfortunately the mosquitoes... More 

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Meriden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

I never knew so much about the area. We enjoyed the history lesson and the walk through time. This is a must do!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The tour by the park ranger was very informative and interesting. The plantation home is not restored and not furnished but it still retains a lot of character. There isn't any AC but we didn't find the inside too hot (there are fans inside). We didn't explore a lot of the outside of the plantation grounds due to the bugs,... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful plantation home is a state park site. The admission fee is only $7.50 for adults, and the parking is free. The tour is well worth the drive. Our guide and ranger, Robert, was pleasant and knowledgeable. The interior is not furnished, but has will inventory listings of the appropriate furnishings for each room. Some of the interior walls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We were there for our last day of vacation and did not realize that they had set tour times, as we had just seen that the plantation was open until 6! We missed the tour and the house was already locked up, however, the very nice park ranger Jason took his time to unlock and take us on a tour... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

this place is dripping with authenticy. The drive on the dirt road takes to back to the late 1700's. The oak tree in front of the houseis one George Washington recommended to the owner to stay in place and 220 years later it is still there! The floors in the ballroom are the original boards that president Washington walked and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

A "MUST VISIT" for anyone interested in SC Plantation history. An excellent plantation home tour conducted by experienced SC Park Rangers.

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