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HOURS

Park grounds are open daily from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. House museum tours are held: Mar.-Oct., daily at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and Nov.-Feb. Thursday through Monday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The house is only accessible by guided tour. Tour times are subject to change; please call the park for further information.

OFFICE

Daily, 4 - 5 p.m.

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ADMISSION

Grounds are free. House tours: $5 age 16+, $3 SC Senior, $4 age 6-15, children under 5 are free. Groups of 15 or more, please contact park to make reservation for house tour.

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PETS

Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet.

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BY THE NUMBERS

1 historic mansion – home of “Secession Governor” William Henry Gist family during the 1800s

1858 the year William Henry Gist became Governor of South Carolina

100 varieties of heirloom roses are thought to have been found at the aptly named Rose Hill

4 magnolia trees in the gardens at the front of the mansion and are thought to be nearly 200 years old

2.5 miles of hiking trails

1960 the year when the South Carolina State Park Service acquired the property

3 house tours daily Thursday- Monday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.  Tour times are subject to change.

44 acres – although currently only 44 acres, the plantation once totaled nearly 2000 acres in the 1800s

1 visit that you’ll never forget!

Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

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