Heyward House Historic Center

70 Boundary St.
Bluffton, SC 29910- Map It
Phone: (843) 757-6293

AAA Editor Notes

Heyward House Historic Center, 70 Boundary St., was built in the 1840s as a summer retreat for plantation owner John James Cole. One of the area's few remaining antebellum residences, the simple timber-frame house exemplifies Carolina farmhouse architecture and includes some original furnishings. A summer kitchen and a slave cabin are on the grounds. Guided walking tours of Bluffton's historic district also are offered; tours begin with the Heyward House and grounds and continue through the oak-lined streets. Guided tours are available.
House admission free. Guided house tour $10; $5 (students with ID); free (ages 0-9). Walking tour $18; $12 (students with ID); free (ages 0-9). Reservations with at least 48-hour notice are required for walking tour.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-4. House tours depart as needed. Walking tours Mon.-Fri. 10-5. Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.