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Bonnie Doone Plantation is located on a 131-acre rice farm on the historic Ashepoo River near Walterboro, South Carolina. It is owned and operated by Charleston Baptist Association. Facilities include an elegant 12-bedroom mansion, a large six-bedroom cottage, a new chapel that seats up to 100 people, total cabin capacity of 95 people, picnic facilities, an olympic size swimming pool, canoes and paddle boats. The original Bonnie Doone Plantation house, built in Georgian style, was burned by Sherman's troops in 1865, but rice was grown on the plantation until 1911. The current 32-room 1931 mansion was used as Rhett Butler's estate in the television series Scarlett.

Location: Hwy 64, Walterboro South Carolina Telephone 843-893-3396

Other History nearby:
(Charleston) Avery Research Center
(Barnwell) Barnwell Sundial
(Beaufort) Beaufort Museum
(Charleston) Best Friend Museum and Shop
(Walterboro) Bonnie Doone Plantation
(Charleston) Boone Hall

05/18 Coming to The Walterboro area
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
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Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Hazlehurst BBQ Fest Hazlehurst GA May3-4 The competition is sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association.
Seafoodfest on the River Savannah GA May3-5 There is something for everyone as the price points and medium are wonderfully varied. Also make sure you check out the hot new stuff up and down River Street in over one hundred shops, restaurants and pubs!
Glennville Sweet Onion Festival Glennville GA May11 Glennville's biggest annual event, the Glennville Sweet Onion Festival, has hosted over 35 years of events, and sunny skies have just about shone upon every one. The festive day on the second Saturday of each May celebrates the harvesting of the famous Vidalia sweet onion crop.