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Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation

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This "mini" museum helps you get a sense of the history of the island and is well worth a quick... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barrington, IL
you need to visit this museum to put it all together

You get a sense of the history of the island by visiting here. It "puts together" all the things... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fort Myers, Florida
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The Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation was founded in 2001 to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. The museum complex has many items of interest which shows the heritage of Daufuskie Island.
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44 Old Haig Point Rd, Daufuskie Island, SC 29915-9216
+1 843-842-2435
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This "mini" museum helps you get a sense of the history of the island and is well worth a quick stop!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You get a sense of the history of the island by visiting here. It "puts together" all the things that you can tour on your own.

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome place ❤️ We will for sure be back to visit on next trip would highly recommend anyone to go on there next visit !!

Thank whitedqa
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A great step back in time. Very informative and well done. It was nice to have a visual concise historical overview of the island history.

Thank TDD94
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

It was a good thing we decided to hit this place last because they do not open until 1pm. But it was interesting, its an old church and they have a carriage from one of the women that lived on the island and midwifed well...More

Thank 344LisaJ
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We rented a golf cart for four hours to tour the island. The map suggested that we start on the other side of the island near the lighthouse --- wrong! Any tour of the island should begin with this little museum run by the locals....More

Thank GypsySonnetGirl
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The best part was talking to the locals who man the museum. Nice history of the schools on the island over the years.

Thank rich764
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great little museum to see the history of the island. Really nice people there to help answer any question you may have. Lots of nice items to show the history of the island!!

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

A small group of friends and I stopped at the Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation to learn about the island's past and talk about its future. The Time-Line is very interesting and positioned up along the wall near the ceiling. The artifacts give an bit of...More

Thank yellowbirdVermont
Reviewed 24 September 2017

One thing I want to get straight is that this building is also known under various names. It is quite confusing; so here is the scoop. It is also known as Mt. Caramel Baptist Church No. 2, and Billie Burn Museum. That said it is...More

Thank Teachgz
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Susan P
8 January 2017|
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Response from DaufuskieIsland H | Property representative |
The Museum hours are Tues - Sat 1 - 4pm - year round.