• Upcoming Events

    "Remnants of the Rice Culture" -
    Agricultural History as Art
    featuring the photography of David Shriver Soliday
    October 20, 2016 - March 31, 2017

    Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens -
    October 28, 29, & 30, 2016

    "Night on the Town" - December 2, 2016
    Verdier House open from 5:00-7:00 pm

    Architects' Tour - March 18, 2017

    Lafayette Soiree -
    April 22, 2017

  • Historic Beaufort Foundation
    Preserving Historic Buildings in
    Beaufort South Carolina Since 1965

    Founded in 1711, Beaufort, South Carolina, located in the heart of the Carolina Lowcountry midway between Charleston and Savannah, harbors a rich repository of 18th and 19th century houses with remarkable architectural variety. Historic Beaufort Foundation is a non-profit organization charged with the mission to preserve, protect and restore buildings and sites of historic or architectural significance in Beaufort County.

    Please remember that Historic Beaufort Foundation is a membership organization, and memberships are critical to helping continuing our work. If you're interested in becoming a member or would like to renew, please call 843-379-3331 or click here.


  • Historic Beaufort Foundation

    “Remnants of the Rice Culture” prints now on sale!

    Historic Beaufort Foundation is gearing up for the opening of the “Remnants of the Rice Culture” exhibit at the Verdier House. We are very excited to be selling two exclusive posters by David Shriver Soliday. Both posters are printed on canvas and available in two sizes: 17″ x 25″ for framing 16″ x 24″ – $65.00 each; or 13″ x 19″ for framing 12″ x 18″ – $35.00 each. They can be ordered by calling 843.379.3331 or online at www.historicbeaufort.org/shop or in person at the HBF office – 208 Scott’s Street.





    The Official Guide to Historic Beaufort

    cover guidebook

    On sale at HBF offices, the Verdier House

    and a variety of retail outlets!

    Revised and expanded with 15 years of new research, this 10th edition release is a great addition to your library!   Take a walk around the historic district and enjoy the stories of the various structures! The book features full color photography.


    2016 save the date fall festival

    For information on the Fall Festival of Houses & Gardens please go to the “Fall Festival” page!

    COMING OCTOBER 20, 2016

    Rice Rack Card front 3

    “Remnants of the Rice Culture” featuring photography by David Shriver Soliday.

    October 20, 2016 – March 31, 2017

    Verdier House

    801 Bay Street, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

    Historic Beaufort Foundation appreciates the support of:

    Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation






    HBF 2016 Poster

    $20.00 each

    Dinner & a Lecture
    October 24, 2016
    at the Verdier House


    FOUND!  The Lost February 3, 1779 Battle of Port Royal Island, SC or Gray’s Hill

    Archeologist Daniel Battle returns to “Dinner & a Lecture” to give an update on the exciting discoveries at the newly confirmed Battle of Beaufort site. He will
    present details about the finds and bring along a display of some of the artifacts. Learn the significance of the American’s first victory of the Southern Campaign
    of 1778-1779 and South Carolina’s first land battle.


    Call HBF for reservations – seating is limited                       843.379.3331
    Or order online at www.historicbeaufort.org/shop

    Single Member – $15; Couple Member – $25
    Single Non-Member – $20; Couple non-Member – $30
    Please pay when you make your reservation!

    Wine & hors d’oeuvres – 5:30 pm;
    Lecture – 6:00-7:00 pm

    Please call Saltus at 843.379.3474 for dinner reservations. Present you “Dinner & a Lecture” program to get your discount.