The Cuthbert House Inn

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The Cuthbert House Inn

The Cuthbert House Inn
1203 Bay Street . Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone: (843) 521-1315
Toll Free 1-800-327-9275

Built in 1790 and located in the downtown historic district, the Cuthbert House overlooks the Beaufort Bay. (see the photo of the bay)

The house served the Cuthbert family until captured durning the Civil War by the Union forces in November 1861. The Cuthbert House is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and has been fully restored.

The following discription is from Bed and

Coastal Living′s award in"Our Favorite Inns on Every Shore"."Top Ten Most Romantic Inns" award by American Historic Inns. Featured as INN OF THE MONTH by Travel & Leisure.

Beautiful water views, fine antique-filled and circa 1790, the Cuthbert House Inn on Beaufort Bay in the National Landmark Historic District offers a warm personal invitation to refresh your spirit in shaded verandahs, elegant parlors, scenic conservatories. From the sunset refreshments on the porches or by the fire, to delicious Southern breakfasts overlooking sailboat moorings, the Inn delights the senses. Spacious guestrooms are a comfortable home base for Lowcountry exploration. Beaufort offers the perfect vacation mix of golf, water, unique shopping and wonderful restaurants just a stroll away. Minutes from I-95, Charleston and Savannah. Gracious southern hospitality and charm are the best reasons to relax at the Cuthbert House Inn.

Other Historic Sites of Interest

The Penn Center The Penn Center - est. 1861, the nation′s most significant African-American education center. This is where Martin Luther King, Jr. began his "I Have a Dream" speech.Located on St. Helena Island, near Beaufort, South Carolina.

Mitchelville Mitchelville - the first freed Negro township.

St. Helena St. Helena sites - home to the roots of African-American history.

Gullah Heritage Trail Gullah Heritage Trail - Hilton Head Island.

Ibile Indigo House Ibile Indigo House - a working studio where visitors learn the tradition of West African indigo-dye processes and products.

Zion Chapel of Ease Zion Chapel of Ease - Hilton Head's oldest cemetery.

Queen Chapel AME Church Queen Chapel AME Church - established in 1860 as a "praise house" for Pope Plantation slaves.

Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot Museum Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot Museum, located on Parris Island, near Port Royal, South Carolina.

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Did You Know?

Durning the Civil War, General Sherman was commanded by president Lincoln to burn down all of the south. But when he saw Beaufort, he couldn′t burn it because of it′s beauty, so it was spared.

View of the Beaufort Bay

The Beaufort County Historic Society

The Beaufort County Historic Society is the oldest association in Beaufort county dedicated to the study and preservation of history.

Beaufort County Historical Society
PO Box 55
Beaufort, SC 29901

Telephone: (843) 671-4865

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