Over 300 years of history plus stories about Hollywood movies and actors.
Beaufort Walking Tours
Take our Complete Walking History/Movie Tour and learn all about Beaufort’s incredible history! Book your tickets now!
Learn about historic homes in The Point, on The Bluff, and The Old Commons. On a day full of sunshine, walk beneath stunning live oaks draped with Spanish Moss, pre-Civil War houses built of tabby, resurrection fern on angel oaks, and The Big Chill house, plus the houses where Demi Moore (stayed in “The Castle” while filming GI Jane), Nick Nolte (while filiming The Prince of Tides), Sally Field (while filming Forrest Gump) and Barbra Streisand stayed (The Prince of Tides). Plus Pat Conroy’s home where he retreated to after he was fired by the Beaufort County School Board from his teaching job on Daufuskie Island to write The Water is Wide, which was made in to the film “Conrack” with Jon Voight.
Named “America’s Happiest Seaside Town” by Coastal Living magazine in 2013, Beaufort has charm and grace at every turn. Join us and experience Beaufort’s Revolutionary War history, Civil War history and movie history for yourself!
While walking through our beautiful, antebellum town, Dr. Folsom engages visitors to imagine a wealthy, aristocratic lifestyle, the center of the Secession movement, suddenly occupied by thousands of soldiers, a massive wartime hospital system, and the pathway to freedom for slaves that could get there.