Set on the banks of the Altamaha River in Glynn County, the Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation began as a rice plantation, producing rice from 1800 until 1915, before it became a dairy farm until 1942. Today, the beautiful estate represents the rich culture and history of Georgia’s rice coast and is listed on the National Historic Register of Places. The property has a museum that tells the story of the plantation through an array of displays and exhibits, including a collection of silver and a model of Hofwyl-Broadfield in its prime. Visitors can enjoy guided tours around the museum and the property, including a short film on the plantation’s history and the antebellum home, where they can view elegant 18th and 19th century furniture, family heirlooms, and Cantonese china. The Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation also features a visitors center, a gift shop, and a picnic area.
5556 US-17, Brunswick, GA 31525, Phone: 912-264-7333
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