Redcliffe Plantation – Beech Island, South Carolina
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Four generations of Hammonds occupied this 1859 Greek-revival mansion. Governor Hammond’s great-grandson, John Shaw Billings (1898-1975), who served as the managing editor of Time and Life magazines, brought the Redcliffe mansion back to life in the 1930s. Today Redcliffe Plantation is managed by the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism. Find out more about SC governors and learn more about SC plantations.
Redcliffe Plantation – Exterior Views of the Redcliffe Home
The following images show the exterior of the Redcliffe Plantation House at various times, in various seasons, and from various angles.
Redcliffe Plantation – Interior Views of the Redcliffe Home
These images show the interior of Redcliffe, from Governor Hammond’s study to the bedrooms upstairs.
Redcliffe Plantation Grounds
The following images show Redcliffe’s grounds, including its stables, a slave cabin, and a vegetable garden.
Magnolia Lane at Redcliffe Plantation
Contributor Jenks Farmer shares the following about Magnolia Lane: “Redcliffe’s Magnolia Lane was SC Historic Tree of the Year, 2012. It was planned and planted with the help of two significant horticulturist (Berkman Brothers) who’s nursery became the Augusta National. The Lane was the entrance to Redcliffe and it connected two house: those of father and son Hammonds. Today, though partially disrupted, it connects Redcliffe and the Farmer’s home.”
Redcliffe Plantation Info
Address: 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island, SC 29842
Redcliffe Plantation Map
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