Beaufort | Palmetto Places

Stroll beside the bay and walk tree-lined streets where balconied houses evoke a distinctive style. Sit with renowned artist Jonathan Green, whose brilliantly colored canvases portray the easy lowcountry life. Discover how the Hunting Island Lighthouse was moved and learn the recipe for scrumptious Beaufort stew. View the ghostly ruins of Sheldon Church, twice destroyed by war.

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Beaufort, Part 1

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Beaufort is the second oldest town in South Carolina. The first European explorers from Spain landed in this area in 1521. French Huguenots arrived in 1562. They were later put out by the Spanish who...
Beaufort, Part 2

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Sit with renowned artist Jonathan Green, whose brilliantly colored canvases portray the easy Lowcountry life.
Beaufort, Part 3

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Visit Hunting Island State Park and discover how one of the last remaining lighthouses was moved.
Beaufort, Part 5

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View the ghostly ruins of Prince William's Parish Church, also known as Sheldon Church, twice destroyed by war. This church served as a political and military center during the American Revolutionary...