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Civil War Reconstruction Tour of Beaufort by Van
"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
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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
From $60.00
 
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
From $20.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Edisto Island

Before there were bridges

Highway 174 is the main road on Edisto Island. About 8 miles before you reach the beach you'll pass the historic Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island. Slow down and you'll spot a sign for Steamboat...
Daylilyguy
May 27, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Edisto Island

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Charles Towne Landing

The first permanent European settlement in the Carolinas was at this location, occuring in 1670. The South Carolina State Park system has established an interactive, living history museum here, one...
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Drayton Hall

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...
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Audubon Swamp Garden

This swamp is on the grounds of Magnolia Plantation but is visited with a separate ticket. The garden is a refuge for birds and other animals including alligators. The walk through the gardens is...
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Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

This multi-faceted plantation on the outskirts of Charleston has everything from the Old South: swamps, mansion, gardens, slave quarters. If you like to take pictures, time your visit for when the...
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Nathaniel Russell House

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...
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St. Michael's Episcopal Church

St Michael's Episcopal Church is the oldest church structure in Charleston. It was built from 1751 to 1761 on the former site of the original St Phillips Church, which was completed in 1681 and...
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Top 5 Edisto Island Writers

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807Wheaton

"Welcome to Edisto Island"
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ronald_ann

"South Carolina's Secret Sanctuary"
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"Kallie2199's Edisto Island Page"
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WILDEFLOWER

"Edisto Island Exploring"
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Daylilyguy

"Welcome to my home!"
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