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Hobcaw Barony Visitors Center

On U.S. 17, 2 mi north of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC
+1 843-546-4623
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Took us a while to figure out what we stumbled upon. We were looking for a tourist information... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Carolyn M
Hollywood, Florida
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We were taking a leisurely drive down the coast from Charlotte, NC to Miami,Fl. We stopped in North... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Vonore, Tennessee
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Bernard M. Baruch family estate
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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On U.S. 17, 2 mi north of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC
+1 843-546-4623
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Took us a while to figure out what we stumbled upon. We were looking for a tourist information center. It was very informative & loved the information about the early settlers & the estuary. You can not hike the property unless you do a guided...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We were taking a leisurely drive down the coast from Charlotte, NC to Miami,Fl. We stopped in North Myrtle Beach and were looking for something to do a little more age appropriate than the attractions there. We read about Hobcaw and booked the introductory 2...More

Thank Torte_Sue
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The nature alone on this well preserved land and estate is wonderful but the historic importance makes it a good place to spend time for so many reasons.after many time there, it never disappoints.

1  Thank Dawne321
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Bernard Baruch, the famous financier and advisory to presidents, bought this property in 1905. He and his family lived here in the winters and he had many famous visitors, including Winston Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. You can tour the grounds and visit his home...More

1  Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It's easy to drive by the Hobcaw Barony while driving to Georgetown on US 17. It doesn't look like much from the road, but one day when you have 4 hours to spare make a reservation to tour this. Just the history of the family...More

1  Thank tom g
Reviewed 19 October 2017

What a surprise. Great South Carolina gem. Both Clemson and University of South Carolina share facilities. Home of Bernard Baruch, his daughters plus a village of the homes and church of the servants on the estate. Baruch cared for his employees. If in the area...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My husband and I went on a two-hour tour of the Hobcaw Barony. The tour was by motor coach and was limited to 14 guests. The docent/tour guide was quite knowledgeable of the Baruch family and the property. We had a very interesting tour of...More

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We visited here and were educated and inspired by the history and the knowledge of our guide. Great place to learn of the history of the area.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this trip a lot. I love history and getting to hear and see some of the things from South Carolina's past was a great thing to me. Finding out that the place is also a reserve and dedicated to education and conservation was...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Today we took the Introductory Tour😄 Be sure to make your reservation as the tour only takes 14 people at a time, easily made online. Tour is aprox. 2 hours and done via air conditioned bus. The only walking is the tour of Hobcaw House...More

2  Thank Cindy D
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Robin A
26 March 2017|
Response from pmirage77 | Reviewed this property |
There are no standard tours scheduled on Mondays, Tours are conducted on Tuesday through Saturday. That means the 27th is out. However the Visitor Center is open and there is a lot of information available, If you can make... More
Lori B
3 March 2016|
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Response from Cornelia Z | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center is open to drop ins, but all tours need to be reserved. It's not a plantation house, it's the home built in early 1900s by Banard Baruch to use to entertain his friends, including Winston Churchill and... More
29 January 2016|
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Response from falmouth3 | Reviewed this property |
It's got some interesting displays and if you're in the neighboring area, it's worth stopping in, but it's not worth a special trip.