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Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

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Address: 1950 Rutledge Road, Off U.S. 17, at edge of Francis Marion National Forest, 16 mi south of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC 29458
Phone Number: 843 546 9361
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Amazing tour!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Mount Dora, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a trip from Charleston toward Myrtle Beach, my husband and I saw the sign for this plantation and decided to check it out on the spur of the moment. We had seen some lavish ante bellum homes in Charleston and thought this would be a good counter point to their sophistication and polish. We arrived too late for a... More 

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spur of the moment decision to visit the plantation on our road trip. The forest rangers were very nice and knowledgeable. The price was cheap - $3.50 per adult. The tour was mostly inside the big house and took about an hour. President George Washington visited this home and mentioned to the owner to leave the oak that is still... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely to see the old building from the outside but would have liked to get inside and look at the rooms. The house is surrounded by gorgeous old Magnolia trees and oaks hung with moss - very atmospheric. A park ranger was on hand to answer questions. Worth a short visit. Watch out for biting insects!

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Cameron Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We went to the Hampton Plantation State History Site. What a wonderful experience! Park conduct regular tours to the Georgian-style mansion (1750). Needless to say, it is an historic building. I hope, someday, it will bring furniture, etc. On the Wambaw Creek, it is beautiful---look at the enormous live oaks and camilla gardens! It really shows the building evolution from... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I have been the plantion three times during visits to South Carolina because it is so beautiful, serene and interesting. During our recent stop some State Park officials were there so they gave us a little history and let us go inside. Jason Sellars gave us the mini tour so thanks Jason.

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Whispering Pines, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Based on the AAA tour book, the Hampton Plantation State Historic Site was not giving tours on the day we visited, but it was wrong. We arrived about 15 minutes before a tour began. It lasted about 45 minutes, including the guide speaking about the home and how it was constructed, as well as exploring inside the house on our... More 

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myrtle beach s.c.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We started visiting Hampton Plantation years ago, before it became a tourist attraction. We like that the walls are opened up so you can observe the original construction. Though it isn't furnished, the setting is lovely and takes you back to rice plantation living. Love the huge " George Washington" live oak in the front yard. You can almost hear... More 

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