Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, Brunswick

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The Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation was a plantation on the Altamaha River, in Glynn County, Georgia. It produced rice from 1800 until 1915, when growing rice became unprofitable. Then it was primarily a dairy farm until 1942.
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  • Now I know more about rice plantations in the south and the history surrounding them. The plantation house is very modest but the area is beautiful with a lot of very big trees. The museum and the...  more »
  • Did not know about this place until the night before we visited. Asked Trip Advisor for top 10 places to visit in Brunswick, GA. Once on property we found the ladies at the information center...  more »
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  • A short drive off I95, and well worth the stop. It may not be your typical idea of a grand plantation. However, all the furnishings are standing exactly where they always stood. This is a time capsule of a bygone days, when rice was the top crop in the south.
  • To know this place is still standing after the Civil War is awesome! So much history preserved! Loved touring the house seeing the furniture all still in place, and walking the grounds. The view breathtaking!

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