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Address: SC Highway 88, 3 miles east of downtown Pendleton, Pendleton, SC 29630
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+1 864-646-3782
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00

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World's record for rice production established here

Ashtabula Plantation is the answer to a trivia question. Who set the world's record for rice production? In 1845, Ashtabula produced a record 110 bushels per acre with each bushel... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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2,840 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,860 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Ashtabula Plantation is the answer to a trivia question. Who set the world's record for rice production? In 1845, Ashtabula produced a record 110 bushels per acre with each bushel weighing 43.75 pounds. During this period, the average production in South Carolina was about 40 bushels per acre. Now you know. But Ashtabula is known for other things. Located at... More 

Thank Taylor B
Pendleton, South Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

What an amazing area. This is a must if you are coming to the South. History...right in front of you.

Thank lon m
Woodruff, South Carolina
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

Toured this old southern plantation and had a wonderful visit. Our guide was very informative and would answer any questions we had. They have a lot of very interesting stories about the people and home on the walls for you to read at your leisure. If in the area it is a must see if you love history in the... More 

Thank Duckbill8
Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Early December make reservations and go to the Christmas reenactments. They rotate over a four year cycle, from the late 18th century to the Civil War period. You do need reservations!

Thank majajh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

The hours are only Saturday and Sunday 2pm-5pm when we expected it to but what the website said. Good luck

2 Thank Krazzykaylee
Anderson, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2013

If you like to tour historic sites, you will love the Ashtabula Plantation located in Pendleton, SC. The home is filled with antiques, many of which come from original owners, and the home has been minimally restored. Like taking a step back in time with a very knowledgeable guide. The Pendleton Historical Foundation offers school tours at this site for... More 

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Bogart, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2013

We have a fantastic tour at Ashtabula from a very knowledgeable, informative, and engaging docent. The history of the property and the furnishings were wonderful to hear about and see.

Thank Herb W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Ashtabula Plantation in Pendleton, SC, is well worth the visit. In a nutshell: a piedmont plantation home from the early 19th century, minimally altered in the 20th c. with an unusual amount of antebellum antiques belonging to the families who resided there. If you are lucky to get a tour guided by Phyllis, you are in for an insightful visit.... More 

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Easley, SC
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Reviewed 14 November 2012

I took a group of kids from a local school here on a field trip. The staff had different stations set up where the students learned about life during that time period.

Thank Robert B
Pendleton, South Carolina
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

We made it a date night , we dont get many of those. So hot chocolate, beautiful historic town ,and home. and dinner later.

Thank L B

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