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Gorgeous historic neighborhood full of beautifully preserved houses.

Easy walk from downtown Beaufort to see this historic neighborhood. Moss hanging from all the trees... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kkrill
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San Anselmo, CA
Wonderful historic homes.

We saw this area first with a carriage tour and drove back to the location for a closer look. If... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
rolesville_dave2013
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Rolesville, North Carolina
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Beaufort, SC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk from downtown Beaufort to see this historic neighborhood. Moss hanging from all the trees and the waterfront just added to the appeal.

Thank kkrill
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We saw this area first with a carriage tour and drove back to the location for a closer look. If you like historic architecture it is well worth your time.

Thank rolesville_dave2013
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Visiting the Old Point in Beaufort is a great way to spend the morning strolling the historic streets. Beautiful old homes including the house that was featured in the movie The Big Chill.

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Some very old and beautiful homes here and if, like us, you are into architecture and history, this is a must do. Since the Union soldiers took over Beaufort during the Civil War, they did not burn any of the homes and many historic places...More

Thank RoadWriters
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Walk these streets and look at the beautiful homes, trees and flowers. We have biked, walked and driven around here and always love to look at the beautiful houses, from tiny cottages to huge historic homes.

Thank bauerlhg
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Beautiful old houses that make you fells you are living 200 years ago. Peaceful, quiet streets. Lots of homes were used in movies.

Thank markfarner58
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Spent several hours just strolling around the fabulous old southern state colonial houses of Beaufort. On previous trips we have had the guided tour of this area but this time we picked up the local map and did it ourselves. Locals are always ready to...More

1  Thank lawrencecc
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Many movies have been filmed in the area. During the Civil War many of the homes were purchased by Union Solders and freed slaves for back taxes when the Plantation owned left.

Thank fkates
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Definitely worth a stroll among the big old houses. I'd bring the local tourist map that details a bit of information about each one.

Thank LitPr0f
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Take time to walk the area and enjoy the beautiful homes built before the Civil War. Many were built by wealthy plantation owners. Lots of history. Some used in movies filmed in the area.

Thank halfdozn
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