Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

Built by French Huguenots circa 1735 and visited by George Washington in 1791, Hampton Plantation was last home to Archibald Rutledge, author and state poet laureate. Rutledge left Hampton mansion and plantation to the state, knowing that his ancestral home would be meticulously maintained as Hampton Plantation State Park. Located 16 miles south of Georgetown on Hwy 17.

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