Photo by Joan Heffler
What's Happening at Hopsewee
Learn about the enslaved individuals who lived here as we present some of Hopsewee’s missing history through archaeological investigation and research. What we have learned is presented here so that all may have a better understanding of what life was like for those who were forcefully brought here, who were born here, who lived, loved, labored and died here and even, perhaps, sometimes laughed here. Click to learn more or make a reservation.
Historic House Tour Explore the home from room to room, including the two original slave cabins that still stand on the grounds. Learn about the rich history of Hopsewee, its previous families as well as its current owners, the Beatties, and the enslaved who lived and worked on the plantation. During your visit, make sure to enjoy the mossy oaks and river vista.
Gullah Geechee Presentation Join us as we expand the narrative about the experience of the enslaved West Africans on this historic plantation
to include their contributions to the wealth and influence of colonial South Carolina through their knowledge, ingenuity, and labor that helped build
Watch Hopsewee Plantation on Grand Stand Today with Halley Murrow from Myrtle Beach's WMBF News, featuring interviews with current owners Mr. and Mrs. Beattie, the Gullah Geechee tour with Glander Pressley and the historic house tour with Elizabeth Huntsinger, a Southern Tea tasting at the River Oak Cottage Tearoom and a preview of exhibits from the forthcoming Hopsewee Historical Museum. • Learn more about what we're planning for the 250th anniversary of Revolutionary War.