Hampton Plantation State Park
Type: Day Trips, Historic Sites, Parks
The Hampton Plantation Park and Mansion, dating back to circa year 1735, is located about 16 miles south of Georgetown, which is situated just a short drive from Charleston closer to Myrtle Beach,... Read More
The Hampton Plantation Park and Mansion, dating back to circa year 1735, is located about 16 miles south of Georgetown, which is situated just a short drive from Charleston closer to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Once home to Archibald Rutledge, the famous author and state poet laureate, Hampton plantation and State Historic Site was built by the French Huguenots who emigrated to the United States seeking religious freedom during the 1800s and 1900s, and was also once visited by the first United States president, George Washington, in the year 1791. Family friendly shady picnic areas are also available on site.
1950 Rutledge Rd
McClellanville, SC 29458
- Grounds: Daily 9am-6pm
- Mansion: Mon-Tue Noon-2pm; Fri Midnight-Noon; Sat-Sun 10am-2pm
- Contact for Specific Dates and Times
- Hours May Vary Seasonally
- Grounds Free
Mansion Adult $7.50; Senior (65+) $3.75; Child (6-15) $3.50; Child (0-5) Free
- Plantations: "Pay admission at the Hampton Plantation State Park and enjoy free same day admission to Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site through their reciprocal admission program!"
- Best for Plantations Because: This plantation site makes our 10 Best list for its designation as a State Historic Site. Francis Marion even narrowly escaped from the British here!