Brookgreen Gardens & Hopsewee Plantation
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
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