Hampton Plantation  State Historic Site
1950 Rutledge RD | McClellanville, SC 29458 | Phone: 843-546-9361 | Fax: 843-527-4995 | hampton@scprt.com

Programs & Events





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Hampton Plantation Mansion Tours

  • August 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
Daily tour times vary; please click link above for schedule details.Several prominent families of Colonial and Antebellum South Carolina lived at Hampton Plantation, including Rutledges, Horrys and Pinckneys. Today, the...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

Exploring Archibald Rutledge's World

  • September 23, 2017, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Every Day
Archibald Rutledge, the last private owner of Hampton Plantation, was a prolific writer during his lifetime. Come hear some of his stories to better understand Hampton Plantation as he saw...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

History in the Landscape

  • August 5, 2017 - October 7, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every 1st Saturday of every Month
  • November 4, 2017 - March 3, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every 1st Saturday of every Month
Experience Hampton Plantation on the ground level! Join a ranger for a 1.1 mile guided hike through the grounds of the plantation. This easy hike will take you through 300...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

Fall 2017 Volunteer Archaeological Excavation

  • October 14, 2017 - October 17, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    Every Day
Hampton Plantation is an eighteenth- and nineteenth-century rice plantation located 45 miles north of Charleston in the Santee River Basin. Archaeologists are focusing current efforts on the site of a...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

Legends and Lore of Hampton Plantation

  • October 14, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Every Day
What do a president, gold coins, lost love, and a Gullah cemetery have in common? They are all legends of Hampton Plantation! Join our rangers as we explore the history...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

There's Gold in Those Swamps! : Carolina Gold Rice at Hampton

  • October 21, 2017, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Every Day
Ever wonder why South Carolina's major cash crop was rice? Did you assume that all plantations grew cotton or tobacco? Well this is your chance to learn about the perfect...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

Sew Your Own Sweetgrass Basket

  • November 18, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Every Day
Come out to Hampton Plantation State Historic Site to learn a centuries-old practice that goes back to the coasts of West Africa. Every member of the family aided in making...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

Hampton Illuminated

  • December 16, 2017, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Every Day
Come experience a different side of Hampton and let the sound of old time music and the flicker of torches guide you to the plantation house. Our special evening program...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site
At Nearby Parks...

If you're interested, click here to see Programs and Events at other state parks within approx. 30 square miles of Hampton Plantation State Historic Site between 9/22/2017 and 12/21/2017.