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Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

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Spring visit

Just a stop by. Lots of great beautiful walking. The house is really interesting. They explain the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donna W
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Columbus, Indiana
Very interesting piece of history

The story itself is fascinating and I want to learn more. I'm sorry but the guide in the house was... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Julie L
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This beautiful plantation represents the history and culture of Georgia’s rice coast. In the early 1800s, William Brailsford of Charleston carved a rice plantation from marshes along the Altamaha River. The plantation and its inhabitants were part...more
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5556 US Highway 17 N, Brunswick, GA 31525-4651
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re looking for the traditional southern plantation with impressive columns, a Gone with the Wind kind of place, this is not it. About the plantation- you purchase your tickets at their visitor center. The price is very reasonable - $8 for adults. They show...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a stop by. Lots of great beautiful walking. The house is really interesting. They explain the history very well.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The story itself is fascinating and I want to learn more. I'm sorry but the guide in the house was not very good. Most tours don't leave you with more questions than answers; however, the good news there is that I want to learn more...More

1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Good museum and introductory video. There is another video in the museum itself that depicts the horrible conditions of life on the plantation. Ranger Andy is not just a tour guide but rather a gifted storyteller. The original items belonging to the plantation owners are...More

2  Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We arrived early, walked around some, then took the 10:00 tour. The tour itself was very good. Our guide was excellent and knew everything about the very interesting family. The house you tour is air-conditioned and very authentic. The woman who mans the desk inside...More

2  Thank deanie13
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Rice plantation for the first time! Wonderful surprise. The old charm of the house and the unique oak trees are quite amazing. Ranger Andy was great- he gave a tour and told us the history of the home. Would highly recommend visiting this tourist...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 17 August 2018

our friends were in town and we decided to tour this planation----wow is all I can say. Rice was king and the history behind the pre-civil era was interesting. The plantation has a great narrator/guide who has worked there over 25+ years. The ranger in...More

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Went with a group for an after hours event and what an amazing time! Staff was easy to work with and ready to welcome us! They had mosquito spray and were so attentive to details! I would highly recommend them for a group outing or...More

2  Thank Floridatourist17
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Went with a large group on an evening tour of the plantation. We did get some activity. The staff and volunteers were absolutely amazing and very knowledgeable of the history. They made us feel welcome and we had a great time with them.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

When you exit your vehicle you feel that you have walked back in time. The location has been preserved and is amazing. The property is beautiful and the guides are extremely knowledgeable about the entire plantation. I cannot say enough how much I thoroughly enjoyed...More

2  Thank Rob M
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Sicily700
3 July 2018|
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Response from momma2be | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed our tour.
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Tom20101222
28 May 2018|
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Response from Tajm10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. The house might not be but the rest of the building are
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pianomary88
29 April 2018|
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Response from Tajm10 | Reviewed this property |
They close on mondays
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kayliepark2
11 December 2017|
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Response from Bill G | Property representative |
Prior to the Civil War in the 1850's, though we cannot give an exact date.
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spazen34
26 November 2017|
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Response from GrannyKirk21 | Reviewed this property |
The house has stairs but anywhere else you should be fine. Great program and staff who will be accommodating
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