Verdier House, Beaufort

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John Mark Verdier House, also known as Lafayette Building, is a building in Beaufort, South Carolina. It was built by John Mark Verdier, a French Huguenot, in 1804. The house typified Beaufort's gracious antebellum architectural style. It was a focal point of the town, a visible statement reflecting Verdier's significant wealth from trading indigo and growing sea island cotton.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.It is a contributing property in the Beaufort Historic District, which is a National Historic Landmark. It is the only house museum in Beaufort and provides tours Monday through Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00. Admission is $10.00 per person; children and military are free.The house is owned and operated by the Historic Beaufort Foundation as a historic house museum.
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  • The south has lots of beautiful old homes to see and tour. Many are well restored and full of lots of furnishings. This is the only home in Beaufort that you can tour. Cost $10. It has suffered damage...  more »
  • I wanted to learn more about the history of rice in South Carolina and there was an exhibit on the second floor. It was all ariel views of the rice fields in their hay days. Just gorgeous! Some writte...  more »
  • If you enjoy local history and old mansions as much as we do, you will enjoy this visit. You can see the process of restoration in one of the rooms as well as pictures showing how it looked during the...  more »
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  • A short tour of a federal style house from 1801. Free tour, worth a donation. Takes about 30 minutes.
  • Okay but not great
  • Great docents
  • Very cool and historic house with lots of character

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