Trip Planner:   USA  /  South Carolina  /  Beech Island  /  Historic Sites  /  Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site

Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site, Beech Island

(4.9/5 based on 50 reviews on the web)
Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site is a state park in South Carolina, USA. Redcliffe Plantation, also known as Redcliffe, completed in 1859, is a Greek Revival plantation house located on the site that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house was designed by the baron Louis Berckmans and was built in 1857. It was built for James Henry Hammond and was home to three generations of his descendants. His great-grandson John Shaw Billings, editor of Time, Life, and Fortune magazines, donated the estate and collections to the people of South Carolina in 1973. The same year it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Plan to see Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site and other attractions that appeal to you using our Beech Island vacation route planner.
Source
Create a full Beech Island itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Beech Island

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in South Carolina by other users

6 days in Charleston BY A USER FROM CANADA August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Myrtle Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Myrtle Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in Myrtle Beach SEE PLAN March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in North Myrtle Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Myrtle Beach SEE PLAN March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Charleston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United States & Niagara Falls BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Our guide, Officer Elizabeth, was a great storyteller and clearly knew her history and enjoyed sharing it. She was especially attentive to the younger members of our tour. I'd highly recommend making ...  more »
  • This hidden property is beautiful. The tour guide, Elizabeth, is knowledgeable and animated which made for an informative and fun experience. The tour lasts a little under an hour and then gives an op...  more »
  • Very knowledgeable, respectful, informative, and detailed tour. Joy was a wealth of knowledge, and expertly brought the truth of the plantation to life. Highly reccomend taking the time to stop here, ...  more »
Google
  • A lot of history here, they've preserved it very well. The house tours are well worth the price, very cool getting to see it so well preserved. The rangers are very knowledgeable and friendly!
  • Great place to visit for history buffs. Usually not very crowded, a great deal of information about the area. Beautiful home.
  • This was an excellent tour. The house is very interesting, and the Ranger - Doug, was excellent. Very informative and fun. We enjoyed the entire tour of the home.
  • Loved it. The ranger/tour guide was fun, knowledgeable and very personable. The house and grounds are beautiful.
  • The big house was closed but the office people gave us a wonderful account of the plantation's history. Just reading the manuscripts and documents was fascinating. My ancestors served as indentured servants and became successful after years of mistreatment. I am just glad our family got here and prospered by God's help. You can't change your history but you can change your future.