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    Rice Museum

    by grandmaR Updated Jun 4, 2015

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    I've never been in Georgetown when this museum is open, but it is supposed to be very interesting with displays on the old rice culture, and antiques. The clock is on all four sides of the clock tower, which was added to the building in 1845.

    Adults... $5.00 Seniors... $4.00
    Children/Students (12-21)... $2.00

    Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Monday through Saturday
    ~closed Sunday and Major Holidays~

    According to the website: "The Rice Museum is located in two buildings. The Town Clock and the Kaminski Hardware Building. The museum exhibits are The Rice Museum and The Maritime Museum. The Prevost Gallery of the Rice Museum provides visitors with changing contemporary art exhibits. Many local artists are represented as well as craftsmen from the southeastern United States."

    Address: 633 Front -corner of Screven Street in Georgetown

    Phone: 843-546-7423

    Website: http://www.ricemuseum.org/

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    william doyle morgan house

    by doug48 Written Jun 2, 2011

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    william doyle morgan was the mayor of georgetown from 1891 to 1906. he was best known for his modern improvements to the town. during morgan's tenure as mayor he modernized the town's water and sewer systems, paved the streets, added side walks and installed electric lights. this beautiful home is one of scores of beautiful antebellum and victorian homes in the downtown georgetown historic district. not open to the public.

    Address: 732 prince street.

    Directions: downtown.

    Website: http://www.visitgeorge.com/

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    prince george winyah church

    by doug48 Updated Jun 1, 2011

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    the prince george winyah espiscopal church was established in in 1721. the church is named after prince george who was to become king george II of england. the current church was built in 1747. the prince george winyah church was damaged in both the revolutionary and civil wars. the prince george winyah episcopal church is one of the oldest in south carolina and is listed on the national register of historic places.

    Address: 300 broad street.

    Directions: downtown.

    Phone: 843-596-4358

    Website: http://www.pgwinyah.org/

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    georgetown county museum

    by doug48 Written May 31, 2011

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    located across the street from the county courthouse is the georgetown county museum. the museum has exhibits on the history and culture of georgetown county. on display are native american artifacts, civil war and modern military relics and uniforms. the museum also has exhibits on pre civil war plantation life and slavery. a very interesting museum to learn about the history of georgetown.

    Address: 632 prince street.

    Directions: downtown.

    Phone: 843-545-7020

    Website: http://www.georgetowncountymuseum.com/

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    georgetown county courthouse

    by doug48 Written May 31, 2011

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    the current georgetown county courthouse was built in 1824. this beautiful classical revival building was designed by famous south carolina architect robert mills. the current courthouse replaced an earlier stucture that was damaged by two hurricanes. the georgetown county courthouse is listed on the national register of historic places. for those interested in antebellum architecture the georgetown county courthouse is worth a look when in downtown georgetown.

    Address: 715 prince street.

    Directions: downtown.

    Website: http://www.visitgeorge.com/

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    kaminski house

    by doug48 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    the kaminski house was originally built by paul trapier in 1769. this beautiful georgian style house is now home to the kaminsky house museum. the kaminsky house and adjacent stewart-parker house are open to the public by tour. both the kaminsky house and the stewart-parker house have an impressive collection of early american antiques. for those interested in early american history and architecture the kaminsky house museum is well worth a visit when in georgetown.

    Address: 1003 front street.

    Directions: downtown.

    Phone: 843-545-4060

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    william screven memorial

    by doug48 Written Feb 20, 2011

    william screven (1629-1713) was the first baptist pastor in the colonial south. william screven was the father of elisha screven the founder of georgetown. william screven is buried in charleston south carolina.

    Address: church and screven streets.

    Directions: church street (US 17), just west of downtown.

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    elisha screven memorial

    by doug48 Written Feb 20, 2011

    elisha screven (1698-1757), established the town of georgetown in 1730. he was one of the sons of william screven, the first baptist pastor in the colonial south. it is belived that elisha screven is buried near this marker.

    Address: intersection church and screven street.

    Directions: church street (US 17), just west of downtown.

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    old baptist cemetery

    by doug48 Written Feb 20, 2011

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    the antipedo baptist church cemetery is the final resting place of many of georgetown's influencial citizens. pictured is georgetown's confederate memorial which comemorates company A, 10 th south carolina infantry regiment.

    Address: church and screven streets,

    Directions: on church street (US 17), just west of downtown.

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    stewart-parker house

    by doug48 Written Feb 20, 2011

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    the stewart-parker house was built by robert stewart around 1740. it is belived that george washington visited this beautiful georgian mansion in 1791. today the stewart-parker house is part of the kaminski house museum and is open to the public by tour. the stewart-parker house is one of over 60 antebellum homes in downtown georgetown.

    Address: 1004 front street.

    Directions: downtown.

    Phone: 843-545-4060

    Website: http://www.kaminskihousemuseum.org/

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    georgetown harbor

    by doug48 Written Feb 20, 2011

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    georgetown harbor is located on the sampit river in downtown georgetown. if arriving to georgetown by boat the georgetown harbor marina is an excellent place to moor your boat. this full service marina offers all of the facilities that you would expect of a first class marina. when walking the harbor walk the harbor marina is a fun place to look at the beautiful boats moored there.

    Address: georgetown harbor.

    Directions: on the sampit river and front street, downtown.

    Phone: 843-546-7423

    Website: http://www.harborwalkmarina.com/

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    harbor walk

    by doug48 Updated Feb 20, 2011

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    georgetown's harbor walk is one of the town's most visited sites. the harbor walk is located on the sampit river downtown. the harbor walk has a nice view of georgetown's harbor and an excellent collection of restaurants and bars.

    Address: front street.

    Directions: downtown.

    Website: http://www.visitgeorge.com/

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    rice museum

    by doug48 Written Feb 20, 2011

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    the rice museum is an excellent place to learn about the history of georgetown. rice production was an important part of georgetown's economy from colonial times to the outbreak of the civil war. next to the rice museum is georgetown's maritime museum which has an interesting collection of naval relics. the rice museum is located in the historic market building also known as the "town clock". for those interested in american history the rice museum is a very worth while stop in downtown georgetown.

    Address: 633 front street.

    Directions: downtown.

    Phone: 843-546-7423

    Website: http://www.ricemuseum.org/about.php

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    Brookgreen Gardens

    by Tom_Fields Updated Feb 16, 2006

    This is a unique botanical garden with elaborate fountains, sculpture, and displays. It's a perfect place to take someone special.

    It was founded in 1931 by Archer and Anna Huntingdon, and is now a National Historic Landmark. This is a non-profit organization, dedicated to both art and preservation of the Low Country's unique flora and fauna.

    Coming here is like stepping into another world. Leave your cares behind, and just enjoy it.

    Address: 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

    Directions: On the coast, along Highway 17, between Charleston and Myrtle Beach

    Phone: 843-235-6000

    Website: http://www.brookgreen.org/

    Entrance to Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture at Brookgreen Gardens Fountains Footpath One of the ponds
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    Rice Museum

    by Tom_Fields Written Feb 9, 2006

    Between the War of Independence and the Civil War, rice was the staple crop of this area. This modest museum tells the story of rice cultivation around Georgetown. The Prevost Gallery has a rotating art show.

    Address: 633 Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29440

    Directions: In downtown Georgetown.

    Phone: 843- 546-7423

    Website: http://www.ricemuseum.com/

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