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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
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
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
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
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
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.
My wife and I took a docent guided tour of the Verdier house. The interior (and exterior, for that matter!) are very original and well preserved. Historically very significant - Lafayette made a speech to the citizens of Beaufort from the front porch. Superb explanation...More
This was our first stop in Beaufort. This home, built in 1804, is a two bedroom, 13,070 square foot house. They would not build them like that today. In the basement, or ground level they have a number of artifacts and history of the house...More