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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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Plantation Home Tour

Got a personal tour from the ranger. House for the rice plantation was built around 1730 and then... read more

Reviewed yesterday
M109A7ce
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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
Incredible Place to Visit

This is a great plantation to visit because it is off the beaten path, and there are not a lot of... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
jwilde787
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Park City, Utah
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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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Reviewed yesterday

Got a personal tour from the ranger. House for the rice plantation was built around 1730 and then expanded later. The presentation of the house was unique as it was not furnished or decorated (my wife was disappointed with that), but had much of the...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a great plantation to visit because it is off the beaten path, and there are not a lot of people there. It's about an hour outside of downtown Charleston. The grounds showcase the house built around 1730, the kitchen house (closed but you...More

1  Thank jwilde787
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I learned of this Historic Plantation and SC State Park from the Facebook group "Charleston History before 1945". Easy drive from Charleston to location off Hwy 17 just north of McCleanville. Special Architectural House tour was fascinating. Will return to explore the remainder of the...More

Thank CharlestonGirl2
Reviewed 22 June 2017

It was like a trip back in time. the old plantation home and school bus are still standing, and they have tours for them. we didn't do that though. there was a live oak tree that was saved from George Washington, absolutely beautiful. Many trails...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Tours of the house cost $7.50, but we didn't have time so we just walked around the area. Five to six signs explained some of the history and a small Ranger Station and gift shop housed a friendly staff eager to answer questions. The oak...More

2  Thank Campbell72
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is the remains of a plantation. It is not a commercial site. The ranger tour is the best way to get information. Our ranger was very knowledgeable and a wealth of information. The history of this place has so many different layers. May we...More

3  Thank tin_horn
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I visited with my two teenage daughters. We had a good time, even though it was hot and buggy. I'm glad we purchased bug spray at the rangers station before going on the nature trail because the mosquitoes were definitely biting. A snake crossed our...More

1  Thank Christi C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The grounds are well kept and the house stand impressively in the distance as you make your way down the drive. The house is devoid of furniture and gives you a great view of the framing and construction methods as many of the walls are...More

Thank Tyrone M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This unfurnished 18th century unfurnished plantation house is very interesting in that some walls are removed showing how the house was constructed. The ranger was full of knowledge making the tour very interesting. We have been on many plantation tours and this was unique.

1  Thank AnnC576
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Outstanding historic site of a rice plantation. Guided tour was informative. Grounds were well kept and Ranger was outgoing and friendly.

Thank Tom G
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kmarializ
24 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
24 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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