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Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

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Wonderful piece of history!

This is a great example of how a plantation home truly looked. The emphasis of the state park is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
heatherr0621
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Whitewater, Wisconsin
Yes, indeed. George Washington Slept Here

A fine place to have a picnic on Mother's Day. We happened to go to Hampton Plantation after... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great example of how a plantation home truly looked. The emphasis of the state park is CONSERVATION, not restoration, so the home and grounds remain very true to how they would have looked during their times as a working plantation. We were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fine place to have a picnic on Mother's Day. We happened to go to Hampton Plantation after reading a plaque at Brookgreen Gardens about Washington traveling from Murrells Inlet one morning to Hampton Plantation for breakfast - he was certainly hungry when he arrived....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ruditooty
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited 2 other plantations, and Hampton had less to share than the others. You are able to walk the grounds, the house is not always open for tours. The grounds are vast and the plaques are few and far between with little information, or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Hampton is one of my most favorite places in the world to visit. I love it here in all its untouched beauty. Very peaceful and don’t miss a nearby graveyard and Parrish which is also very interesting!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed exploring the many pathways around this Plantation house as well as the guided tour of the house itself.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

This plantation was kept cool in summer with an interesting method of "air conditioning." Note the half circle openings below the porch. Cool air was allowed in through openings which went under the plantation keeping the place cooler in the summer. There is also a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Ended up here at last minute. Really enjoyed seeing the history and listening to the tour on how it was and came to be. The young ranger did a very good job. Very glad we made the visit to this state park. Inexpensive and didn't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Informative 30-minute house tour given by the park ranger. House is not furnished which allows for architectural details to be seen and discussed. TIP: Bring bug spray!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

The Hampton is a work in progress owned by the state (I believe). Extremely nice tour guide! We enjoyed the stop and the grounds.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

One of our best visits. Beautiful house in remote plantation gives a real sense of the life. The prosperity and decline over 250 years are so easy to imagine. The house has been stripped back of the 20th century repairs and the skeletal interior brings...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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grizsearcher
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Response from britfan789 | Reviewed this property |
The reviewer isn’t the actual site. I don’t know, but I would check the website.
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June 23, 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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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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