• Upcoming Events

    "Conroy at 70" Exhibit at the Verdier House -
    October 23, 2015 through May 31, 2016

    Dinner & a Lecture -
    March 28, 2016

    Lafayette Soiree -
    April 23, 2016

    Dinner & a Lecture -
    April 25, 2016

    Dinner & a Lecture -
    May 23, 2016

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

  • 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

    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.


    The Conroy Exhibit at the Verdier House originally scheduled to end on March 31st has been extended to May 31st….so stop by anytime between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Saturday!

    pat conroy pic and quoteView Pat Conroy’s hand-written manuscripts, learn about his time teaching on Daufuskie Island, etc.


    801 Bay Street

    Beaufort, SC  29902



    HBF 2016 Poster

    $20.00 each

    Beaufort Humanitities Festival

    “Be inspired, enriched and engaged

    with lectures, films and exhibits.

    Explore Beaufort’s History and Culture.”

    Discover Beaufort’s history and culture with the Humanities Festival June 9-11.  The Humanities Festival is an annual event sponsored by South Carolina Humanities and Beaufort was selected to host the 2016 Festival.  USCB Center for the Arts will host the opening celebration on Thursday, June 9 at 5:30 PM.  The kick-off evening with include an overview of festival activities, Music of the Lowcountry Concert and a reception.  Organizations from Beaufort, Bluffton and Hilton Head will participate in the festival.  Special events, lectures and tours will be presented by the organizations on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11.  See the Program for details.  Visitors and Beaufort County residents will enjoy experiencing Beaufort County’s rich art, history and culture.

    All attendees must stop by the USCB Center for the Arts on Thursday or Friday to pickup their “Beaufort Humanities Festival” button which will grant access to all events.

    Beaufort Humanities Festival