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Hobcaw Barony

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Trip Through History

Never knew the Hobcaw Barony in Debidieu SC, Georgetown County existed. Such a hidden... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Great place for history!

My husband and I were visiting Georgetown. We went out on Capt. Rods boat tour and on the tour John... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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Bernard M. Baruch family estate
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On U.S. 17, 2 mi north of Georgetown, Georgetown, SC
+1 843-546-4623
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Never knew the Hobcaw Barony in Debidieu SC, Georgetown County existed. Such a hidden treasure. There is a 15 minute video before boarding a 14 passenger bus to tour reserve where rice fields once flourished. Included was a guided tour of the grand estate home....More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

My husband and I were visiting Georgetown. We went out on Capt. Rods boat tour and on the tour John (our tour guide) pointed out the different plantation in the area. He told us of the Hobcaw Plantation. We called the next morning for information....More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great time looking around the center and we learned a lot of new things. The marine life was neat. So cool!

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We've stopped several times and continue to bring new visitors whenever we have out of state guests. The history and information sharing they provide is just a wonderful resource to understand and appreciate the local area even more than you thought you could. Check out...More

1  Thank OSProfiler
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I went with my dad, who has trouble walking, and my teenage son, both of whom are huge history buffs. We really enjoyed the tour - our tour guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. There is some walking and are some stairs, but lots of...More

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Sydney N, Public Relations Manager at Hobcaw Barony, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

We are so happy you enjoyed your Hobcaw Barony introductory tour! Please come back soon.

Reviewed 24 June 2018

My family recently went to the main Hobcaw Barony house through a boat tour that started in Georgetown and up to the plantation and then back again - all in all about 3 hours. Both the boat and house tours were amazing. History brought alive...More

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Sydney N, Director of Development at Hobcaw Barony, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review! You really absorbed the ethos of Hobcaw Barony. Come back soon!

Reviewed 17 June 2018

It is best to book online in advance, they run two tours a day in the Summer months - with nothing in the afternoon. There is a introduction video/talk and then you take to the minibus to the estate and heading to the house. Very...More

1  Thank LS B
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Great tour. Tour guides very knowledgeable. Beautiful area. We took the 2 hour bus tour and were not disappointed.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Cousin visiting with husband from Missouri and have never been to this part of the country. This was a great place to give them a history lesson. This is our 3rd visit and we learn new things on each visit. The bus drive from the...More

Thank backhoe409
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Nice folks in the discovery center but after driving hours to discover that one cannot solo tour the territory, I was vastly disapointed. Reason: roads too rough for ordinary vehicles. Well, either fix the roads or create more tours. Bummer!More

1  Thank katten41
Sydney N, Director of Development at Hobcaw Barony, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thanks for coming to see Hobcaw Barony, I am sorry you were disappointed by our policy that allows the public here only by guided tour. The reason is not the roads and I'll update our Discovery Center workers. We don't allow unaccompanied visitors on Hobcaw...More

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Deborah B
5 July 2018|
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Response from Sydney N | Property representative |
Here at Hobcaw Barony we allow folks to bring certified service dogs.
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