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John Mark Verdier House

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Interesting History

Our guide was very knowledgeable not only of the house but of Beaufort as well so we learned a lot... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Dolores, Colorado
Great guided tour. Fascinating local history

The docent lead guided tour was fabulous. The local history going back over 200 years is... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
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Historic home that dates to the 1790s, is open as a museum.
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801 Bay St, Historic Downtown, Beaufort, SC 29902-5565
+1 843-524-6334
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Our guide was very knowledgeable not only of the house but of Beaufort as well so we learned a lot of local history. A well managed historical property and the entrance fee goes to help maintain and preserve it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

The docent lead guided tour was fabulous. The local history going back over 200 years is intriguing. I would certainly recommend this for anyone looking interested in American history.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank wulfw2015
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Didn’t cost much, not much to see inside as far as furniture but is was a nice tour of what was once a grand home. While preserving it from demolition they have restore some parts and left some parts untouched or open so the visitors...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Connie O
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This house is the only house we could tour in Beaufort and it just opened in November 2017 according to our guide. The house is located in the middle of Bay Street (main street), it’s still a bit rough but they are working on it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ephyfe
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This tour indicates the great work that Beaufort has done in preserving its rich heritage. The home is indicative of antebellum city life, and the tour shows how much they have discovered about the home in spite of scant documentation. The tour is relatively short...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank richardskeating
Reviewed 10 July 2018

If your interests include historic homes then visit the John Mark Verdier house. This is the only historic house open to the public year round. In the fall Historic Beaufort Foundation does a tour of homes, this house will give you a great representation of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank V5730VLcarlw
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The Verdier House tour is exceptional. Norman was our guide. He made the history of the home and the low country culture come alive for us. It was a pleasure to tour the home and to hear about life there in days gone by. We...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank James C
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This was our first stop in Beaufort and a wonderful introduction to the history of the area as well as the home and it’s inhabitants. The guide was extremely well informed and took time to answer questions. The contents of the house are largely those...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank dandysandy
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The John Mark Verdier House is a beautiful building with historical merit, and we toured with a well-informed guide. (Be aware that you will need to climb stairs as you go through the building.)

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Bill33813
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Norman was a wonderful docent. Our happenstance stop turned into a highlight of the trip, with Norman lovingly imparting local history to our group. I learned a lot and enjoyed the interesting aesthetics of the house.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank qkennedy2018
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