John Mark Verdier House (circa 1805) 801 Bay Street • Beaufort, SC 29902 Downtown 843-524-6335 "One of the finest architectural examples of the Federal Period", this beautiful Federal style home... more... map
Penn Center (circa 1862) P.O. Box 126 • Beaufort, SC 29920 Located on St. Helena Island 843-838-2432 The site of one of the country's first schools for freed slaves, the Penn Center is a National... more... map
St. Helena's Episcopal Church (circa 1724) 505 Church Street • Beaufort, SC 29902 843-522-1712 Once a hospital during the Civil War when its flat tombstones became operating tables, this... more... map
Tabernacle Baptist Church (circa 1724) 911 Craven Street • Beaufort, SC 29902 843-524-0376 Colonial John "Tuscarora Jack" Barnwell, the famous Indian fighter and a founder of Beaufort Town,... more... map
Historic Sites & Monuments
Chapel of Ease (circa 1740's) Land's End Road • Beaufort, SCLocated on Saint Helena Island Destroyed by a forest fire in 1886, the remains of the Chapel of Ease show that the ruins were made... more...
National Cemetery (circa 1863) 1601 Boundary Street • Beaufort, SC 29902 843-524-3925 Established by President Abraham Lincoln, this cemetery is the last resting place for the soldiers... more... map
Old Sheldon Church Ruins Old Sheldon Road off Highway 17 in Pocotaligo • Beaufort, SCLocated Less Than 30 Miles from Beaufort Deep in the Lowcountry forest, between Gardens Corner and Yemassee; the ruins of one of the first... more...
Museums & Galleries
Beaufort Museum 713 Craven Street • Beaufort, SC 29902 Downtown Beaufort 843-379-3331 Located in an arsenal that is one of the most significant historical sites in Beaufort built in... more... map
Lowcountry Estuarium, The 1402 Paris Avenue; P.O. Box 608 • Port Royal, SC 29935 843-524-6600 Open Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Lowcountry Estuarium is a coastal... more... map
Tours & Cruises
Ace Basin Tours 1 Coosaw River Drive • Beaufort, SC 29902 843-521-3099 Climb aboard a 40-foot covered pontoon boat and take a three hour tour of the Ace Basin, where the... more... map
Southurn Rose Buggy Tours 1002 Bay Street • Beaufort, SC 29902 843-524-2900 They depart every 40-minutes and offer narrated horse drawn carriage tours of historic Beaufort,... more...
Spirit of Old Beaufort, The 103 West Street Extension • Beaufort, SC 29902 843-525-0459 Learn about local history, architecture, horticulture, and Lowcountry culture during this tour that... more...