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Hampton Plantation State Historic Site - McClellanville, SC - RV Parks

Welcome to Hampton Plantation State Historic Site
Tucked away among live oaks and magnolias in the Santee Delta region, Hampton Plantation State Historic Site is home to the remote, final remnants of a colonial-era rice plantation. The plantation’s Georgian-style mansion and well-kept grounds serve as an interpretive site for the system of slavery that helped build such plantations in South Carolina into the greatest generators of wealth in early American history.

The property also tells the story of the freed people who made their homes in the Santee Delta region for generations after emancipation. Visitors can explore the mansion, wander the plantation grounds or look out upon Wambaw Creek at the remains of rice fields that once stretched as far as the eye could see. Hampton inspired the works of a South Carolina poet laureate, Archibald Rutledge, who lived here and gave it to the people of South Carolina as a legacy. The site is a National Historic Landmark.

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2 species of endangered birds to watch for -- the red-cockaded woodpeck and the swallow-tail kite
12 rooms to explore during a tour of Hampton Plantation’s historic mansion tour
55 miles from Myrtle Beach, SC
35 short miles to Charleston, SC -- located on the scenic drive to or from Myrtle Beach
220+ year old Washinton Oak tree with a very unique and entertaining story
274 acres of land enriched with South Carolina history



1950 Rutledge Rd
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