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Myrtle Beach


South Carolina

Brookgreen Gardens & Hopsewee Plantation

Brookgreen Gardens

Considered the finest outdoor presentation of American figurative sculpture in the world, Brookgreen Gardens was created in the early 1930s by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington on the site of four former rice plantations. Brookgreen Gardens is home to more than 900 works (550 currently displayed) by 300 of the greatest names in American sculpture, past and present.
In addition to the Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington Sculpture Garden, visitors can explore the Lowcountry History and Wildlife Preserve, containing acre upon acre of native plants and animals, and the E. Craig Wall Jr. Lowcountry Center, featuring exhibits and educational programs focusing on the area’s rich history.
Guests can visit varied ecosystems and historic sites via boat or overland aboard Springfield tidal creek excursions and Trekker back-roads excursions.

Hopsewee Plantation

Hopsewee Plantation is a South Carolina National Historic Landmark built in 1740 nearly 40 years before the Revolutionary War. The property is located on the North Santee River and has beautifully landscaped grounds and wooded nature trails.
Visitors can tour both the main house and the grounds on weekdays (Monday – Friday) or by appointment.
For more information, call (843) 546-7891

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