"Pick the perfect day to travel back to 1861. At 10am meet your professional and friendly guide at the Beaufort Downtown Marina Store located at 1006 Bay Street. After making yourself comfortable in the air conditioned van begin your 2-hour tour of Beaufort's Reconstruction history. Learn about this unique period in history when Confederate states were brought back into the United States after the Civil War. Hear stories about the Battle of Port Royal when Beaufort become Union headquarters for the South and a Union hospital zone. Go to St. Helena Island which is home to the Penn Center a National Historical Landmark. Continue your tour at the Sea Islands
Historic Sea Island Plantation and Lowcountry Life Tour
"Choose the best day to explore the Sea Islands. At 9am meet your professional and friendly guide at the Beaufort Downtown Marina Store located at 1006 Bay Street. Find a seat in the air conditioned van and head to the Penn Center to begin your 3-hour tour. Founded in 1862 the Penn Center was created to provide education to recently freed slaves on the Sea Islands. Listen to your guide recount the fascinating history of the founding women. Walk around the grounds where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his famous ""I Have a Dream"" speech. After learning about the Gullah culture and language make your way to the St. Helena District. Visit the second largest cotton plantation in the St. Helena District
City History and Film Site Van Tour in Beaufort SC
"Come join “The Spirit of Old Beaufort” for an experience of Beaufort’s charm that you will never forget. Your certified guides clad in period dress will stimulate your imagination to transport you to another age apart from the noise and rush of today’s world.On this tour we'll spend about 1.5 hours exploring the historic district. See 19th century photos of the houses and compare them to the current structures. Hear a full narrative detailing histo and great local places to eat. Visitor's can also grab free map in our gift shop. Come and catch the spirit of our little town! """"Beaufort town located on Port Royal Island remains the Queen of the South Carolina Sea Islands with its charm
drayton hall is a plantation house built for john drayton in 1742. dayton was a indigo and rice planter on the ashley river during the 18 th century. drayton hall is considered the finest example of...
Built in 1808 by wealthy merchant, this home Neoclassical style has 9600 square feet of space with 6000 square feet for liveable area. The front entrance is of grand style of those days and the rest...