Hobcaw Barony, a natural preserve and wildlife refuge, was also the winter residence of presidential advisor and Wall Street millionaire Bernard M. Baruch. Open to the public through guided tours, you see the 13,500 sq. ft. mansion he called home and where he hosted such visitors as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill. […]
Visit the birthplace of Thomas Lynch, Jr. signer of the Declaration of Independence. Take an attic to cellar tour of the plantation house along with the slave cabins & grounds of South Carolina’s first National Historic Landmark. Built in 1740, the house is a typical lowcountry rice plantation dwelling. Hours Tuesday – Friday; 10:00 am […]
Located in the heart of historic Georgetown, South Carolina, two architectural gems dating from the mid-18th century stand graciously along the banks of the Sampit River. The Kaminiski House Museum and the Stewart-Parker House both offer visitors a beautiful glimpse into the rich history of this significant port city. The Stewart-Parker House and the lawn […]
Established in 1718 and still welcoming guests today for comfort, beauty, and timeless elegance … the Georgetown Bed & Breakfast at Mansfield Plantation is the perfect getaway for anyone dreaming of an escape from the norm. Here, you set the pace: wake up with us for a delicious Lowcountry breakfast, go birdwatching on the Black River, […]
Shelling and Lighthouse cruise. Cruise on smooth inland waters to a remote barrier island and beachcomb where the Winyah Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Explore where the sea unfolds her secrets depositing an ever changing array of shelling opportunities. The Carolina Rover take you on a three hour boat tour through a bird-watchers paradise to […]
In 1996 the Harbor Historical Association launched a dream to create a museum that would celebrate the rich maritime history of South Carolina and the Port of Georgetown, the state’s second largest seaport. Now, with the acquisition of our own facility, the South Carolina Maritime Museum has opened in its permanent home, on the waterfront at the corner of Front and Broad Streets in Georgetown. Watch us grow!
The Gullah Museum features presentations of the Gullah Culture & History. The Museum displays Story Quilts and Books by Gullah Authors; Gullah Culture and Tours Available.
The Rice Museum, known locally as The Town Clock, is located in the Old Market Building and is a prominent symbol of Georgetown County. Through dioramas, maps, artifacts and other exhibits, visitors to the Museum are enlightened to the history of a society dependent on the rice crop.
Visit Sandy Island, between the Waccamaw River and Great Pee Dee River, Sandy Island is the last true undeveloped island on the east coast of South Carolina. Residents still travel to and from the island by boat, as they have for generations. Tour Schedule and Prices
The mission of Winyah Auditorium is to benefit the diverse population of Georgetown County and the Grand Strand by preserving and providing a historic yet modern venue for civic events and the performing arts. The Auditorium seats 300 and has modern sound and light equipment that will enhance any professional or amateur performances on […]