Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site

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Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site in Beech Island, SC is a significant historical landmark known for its Greek Revival-style main house and ties to the Hammond family, particularly James Henry Hammond, a prominent politician and slaveholder. Originally an agricultural plantation relying on enslaved labor, the property now serves as a State Historic Site, offering guided tours and educational programs to explore the history of the American South, including slavery's impact and the lives of both the elite residents and the enslaved individuals who worked on the plantation. Preserving its past, Redcliffe Plantation provides a unique opportunity to learn about the complexities of Southern history and honor the lives of those who shaped the region's past. (Submitted by Kelli Seeman-Smith)