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Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

1950 Rutledge Rd, at edge of Francis Marion National Forest, 16 mi south of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC 29458-9588
+1 843-546-9361
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A great slice of plantation life

We stopped here based on a local recommendation, and were not disappointed! The grounds offer a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Scampbell135
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A fascinating tour.

No, it is not furnished. However, the wonderful staff are knowledgeable with the history and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
doctorcee409
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1950 Rutledge Rd, at edge of Francis Marion National Forest, 16 mi south of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC 29458-9588
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+1 843-546-9361
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"poet laureate"
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"rice fields"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here based on a local recommendation, and were not disappointed! The grounds offer a self-guided walking tour or you can get a guided tour. We did the walking tour and happened to hit the end of a guided tour. The host allowed us...More

Thank Scampbell135
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No, it is not furnished. However, the wonderful staff are knowledgeable with the history and background of this gorgeous, secluded plantation.

1  Thank doctorcee409
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rob was an excellent wealth of information on the Plantation. Ready to answer questions and bring the past to life Trails were well worth exploring, even though I got a bit turned around at times. Walking on the trails and reading info boards was really...More

Thank meggie0214
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been on the tour of Hampton Plantation State Historic Site several times and enjoyed it with each visit. The grounds are beautiful. Look for hidden jewels along the way nestled near the plantation house. The park staff are very friendly and helpful. Lots of...More

Thank Sue L
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is an interesting part of colonial architecture as well as history.The Swamp Fox hid out in back of this plantation while .the British dined. Was considered for the film The Patriot. George Washington also visited here and recommended saving an oak tree which still...More

Thank welovedolphins
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a lovely State Park between Charleston and Georgetown with no charge for admission and very reasonable cost for the house tour. I have been on the house tour twice, and loved it both times. The tour leader is excellent. There is no heat...More

1  Thank amartin748
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We made an impromptu stop here and and ended up staying several hours. The hiking trail was lovely and gave a good idea of what a rice plantation might have really looked like. The house is amazing and we really enjoyed the tour we were...More

Thank ColleenandGreg
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We have been here twice. It was so inspirational walking through a home that George Washington slept in and to see the magnificent oak tree he saved. Photo of plaque is attached

Thank bimbyga
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed visiting this historic home. Our tour guide, an older gentleman, was fantastic. He obviously knew a tremendous amount of history about the place. The staff at the welcome center were very welcoming. We enjoyed a picnic on the grounds at one of the...More

Thank britfan789
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Loved the plantation house in its original state with rooms built on, no furnishings but don't let that stop you from coming here--that added to the tour that we could see more of the building process and details of the architecture. Also enjoyed walking on...More

Thank LaRee H
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kmarializ
23 June 2016|
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Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
$7.50 per adult. Call the number listed on their site info to see if they have additional hours. Some on the tour guides like to do more than 1 tour per day!
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kmarializ
23 June 2016|
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Response from Christine C | Reviewed this property |
Admission : Grounds are free. House admission: $7.50/adult; $3.75/S.C. Senior; $3.50/youth 6-15; Free for children 5 & younger. Days and Hours of Operation : Ground Hours: Apr. - Oct. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., daily. Nov. - Mar. 9... More
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