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Burt Stark Mansion

400 N Main St, Abbeville, SC 29620-1706
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Lots of History!

Abbeville is full of history and so is this house! We had a group of adults/teenagers touring this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melinda K
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Abbeville, South Carolina
Some cool stuff to see

The docents are local and full of knowledge of everything to do with this property. Some very... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
david k
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Elk Grove, California
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400 N Main St, Abbeville, SC 29620-1706
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Abbeville is full of history and so is this house! We had a group of adults/teenagers touring this building with us and everyone enjoyed it! Staff was also friendly and informative!

Thank Melinda K
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The docents are local and full of knowledge of everything to do with this property. Some very impressive rooms and collectables. If your there in Abbeville, go there. Tour only takes about a 1/2 hour.

Thank david k
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The mansion, including the grounds, are beautiful! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable in regards to Jefferson Davis' visit to the house along with the family history of the individuals who owned the property. The tour lasted around an hour and ended with a tour...More

Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Twenty-two of our church members spent an hour and a half with David, our enthusiastic and well-informed docent, touring the mansion. History did come alive as David told us stories about the people who had lived their lives here. Besides the historical significance of Jefferson...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The Burt-Stark Museum house is a lovely Southern mansion, which would make it worth a visit in itself. However, even more important than its beauty is its historical impact: After the fall of the Confederate capital of Richmond, the Confederate government fled, with the idea...More

1  Thank ArmyLadyWashingtonDC
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Abbville is a great place if you are taking a road trip to visit places small and quant. stark tour we were so impressed with and if you love history the actual pieces of furniture in its decor itwined in the Civil War. The painting...More

1  Thank Marguerite B
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Interested in Civil War learning well this is where the confederates began and ended, not in Charleston, SC as many are taught. Educated tour. I advise u to call in advance and schedule a personal tour like we did. Very friendly staff. No pix are...More

1  Thank Carrie0693
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Two lovely ladies of the historic society showed us around and explained lively and enthusiastic everything worth knowing about the house, its history and the Revolutionary War. We simply enjoyed it.

Thank peterp_knobel
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Birthplace and deathbed of the Confederacy. Famous people visited here, slept here, View the original artifacts of a by-gone era and hear the history of the family that kept this "mansion" alive. Even the stories of the last owner who lived here until her mid...More

Thank wewjaw
Reviewed 19 August 2014

This home is such a unique and historic remembrance to the history of South Carolina. Ruth is outstanding in the amount of level of information she is able to provide. She even played there as a neighbor child. Don't miss this. Donation in lieu of...More

Thank eric20133102
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