Lafayette Soiree Online Auction

We have reimagined our annual Lafayette Soiree and Auction as an online auction this year. Please join us December 3-6 as we present more than 80 items for online bidding graciously donated in support of HBF’s mission to protect and preserve items of historic, architectural, and cultural interest in Beaufort County, South Carolina.

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Spring Architect’s Tour

Sponsored annually by Historic Beaufort Foundation, the 2021 Spring Architect’s Tour set for Saturday, March 20th, showcases the creative and distinctive imprint of some of Beaufort’s most accomplished architects.

Beaufort has boasted some of the best of southern architecture since building began here in the 18th century and today’s local architects continue the tradition. This year, the tour features the work of Allison Ramsey Architects, Frederick and Frederick Architects and Montgomery Architecture & Planning.

The annual tour provides a sample of both traditional and contemporary architecture that interprets the Lowcountry in the 21st century.  Properties included this year are located in historic downtown Beaufort, Lady’s Island, Cane Island, Land’s End and Fripp Island.

This year’s event will feature both “hard-hat” tours of houses under construction and tours of recently completed houses.  HBF is mindful of the continuing Covid-19 concerns and will ensure that protocols are in place for signage, social distancing, access, masking, sanitizer and other necessary precautions.

Advance Reservations are recommended and available by calling HBF at 843-379-3331 or going online to Tickets are $65 per person. The tour is self-paced and self-driven.


 The tour is sponsored this year by: 

Featured Architects: Allison Ramsey, Frederick and Frederick and Montgomery Planning & Architecture.

HBF Annual Meeting

This is a virtual meeting. No fee to attend. 

The Annual Meeting of the Historic Beaufort Foundation will be held on Thursday, April 29th at 12:00 p.m. An update on HBF programs and activities will be given and the election of Board and Officers will be held. HBF Members are invited to participate in the virtual meeting. Please click here to make your reservation.

Celebrating the Lady

May 6th, 2021

HBF Paint the Lady and Annual Fund Donors and Members are invited to join us on Thursday, May 6th for a “Celebration of the Lady.” Thanks to many generous partners, donors and supporters, HBF was able to move forward with the exterior renovation of the ca. 1804 John Mark Verdier House in 2021.  We invite HBF Paint the Lady and Annual Fund Donors and Members to attend a celebration and tour of the house on Thursday, May 6th

Please follow this link to register. Confirmation and event details will be emailed to you.  If you are not sure if your membership or Annual Fund donation is up to date, please register and we will get back to you.

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Dinner & A Lecture

Join Colin Brooker at the first event to launch and discuss his new book – The Shell Builders: Tabby Architecture of Beaufort, South Carolina and the Sea Islands.

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Dinner & A Lecture

Robert Mills: America’s First Native Born Architect presented by William S. Davies. A part of HBF’s Dinner and a Lecture Series coming July 26. Tickets go on Sale June 26.