The Burt-Stark Mansion, also known as Armistead Burt House, in Abbeville, South Carolina was the site of the last Council of War of cabinet members of the Confederate government. On May 2, 1865, Jefferson Davis, hoping to continue the struggle, met unanimous opposition, and realized the Confederate independence cause was lost.Using our custom trip planner, Abbeville attractions like Burt Stark Mansion can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1992, specifically for being where Jefferson Davis had his last council of war.
Burt Stark Mansion reviews
Interesting view of an Antebellum town home. The guide was very informative. Plan on at least an hour. We went on a hot humid day. The tour would have been more comfortable with upper floor doors ope.... more »
Regardless of the reason for the historical significance, the architecture of this place is well worth visiting. My wife's 90 year old aunt, however, grew up and passed by here and interacted with... more »
Tour guide was excellent. Very interesting
Worth a trip. I wish we'd had more time to visit the town.
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