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“As a family owned and operated business for over 60 years, we value our own history alongside Beaufort’s history. Annually, we donate our time to Historic Beaufort Foundation as a way to give back to our community and honor Beaufort’s unique place in history."

- The Larsen Family

Carolina Moving & Storage

For Over 58 Years

Historic Beaufort Foundation has been at the forefront of the preservation movement, advocating for the preservation and the integrity of local landmarks, neighborhoods, cultural history and Beaufort’s National Historic Landmark District. Our landmark property – the John Mark Verdier House – is the only historic house museum open to the public in northern Beaufort County.
Historic Beaufort Foundation is a 501(c)3 not for profit education foundation.

Your membership, donation or gift ensures that we are able to continue our mission to preserve,
protect and present sites and artifacts of historic, architectural, and cultural interest throughout Beaufort County, South Carolina.

we invite you to make a difference

A Special Message to our
Members & Supporters during COVID-19

Thank you for considering a contribution to support Historic Beaufort Foundation.

We are grateful for your generosity and understanding of the importance of preservation in Beaufort. The protection of our architectural and historic resources amidst an evolving economic climate matters.

Every contribution is important. And every dollar – now and always – is carefully invested in our work. As the Verdier House is closed and our special events are all on hold, Historic Beaufort’s income has been significantly impacted. We hope you will consider a special gift which would be 100% tax deductible.

Thank you again for the value you have placed on our work and for trusting us to continue contributing in meaningful and impactful ways as champions of Beaufort’s built environment.

Become a Member

HBF relies on the support of our members. When you join HBF you are joining others who believe in HBF’s mission and support our programs and efforts. Your membership ensures that we are able to continue to advocate, protect and preserve sites and artifacts of historic, architectural, and cultural interest throughout Beaufort County, SC. Please join today!

Volunteer Today

We are always in search of dedicated volunteers whose time, effort, and knowledge ensure the preservation of what makes Beaufort uniquely special. Volunteering with HBF will not only provide an enjoyable experience but the good feeling that comes with helping to educate others and make a difference. 

Make a Donation

When you donate to HBF you are supporting our mission and programs to educate, preserve and protect our treasured historic, architectural, and cultural resources. Please make your donation today!

Planned Giving

Remember Historic Beaufort Foundation in your estate planning. Your financial advisor can help you determine what means are best for you (bequests or charitable lead and remainder trusts, insurance policies, or retirement plans and IRAs).

Every dollar you contribute through a planned gift to HBF is recycled year after year to save Beaufort’s architectural and historic resources.

Historic Beaufort Foundation (HBF)

PAINT THE LADY

Historic Beaufort Foundation (HBF) is in the beginning stages of a long awaited and much anticipated exterior renovation project for the John Mark Verdier House. 

In 2017, HBF launched a campaign to raise funds to properly prepare and paint the exterior of Beaufort’s flagship property, the John Mark Verdier House.  Affectionately titled, Paint the Lady, this fund-raising effort has raised a major portion of our goal. 

Please make your gift today

GIVE YOUR GIFT ONLINE

It’s the safest and fastest way to support advocacy and preservation in Beaufort. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.

GIVE YOUR GIFT BY CHECK

Make checks payable to the
Historic Beaufort Foundation
PO Box 11
Beaufort, SC 29901

Our tax identification number is:

 23-7005532

HBF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit education foundation.
All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

For more information or to donate by phone, please contact the HBF office at 843.379.3331 or info@historicbeaufort.org

A Continuing Legacy

The Anne and Francis H Griswold Trust

Historic Beaufort Foundation is proud to be a beneficiary of the estate of the Francis and Anne Griswold Trust.  Francis Griswold (1902-2001) is known to Beaufortonians as the author of the popular 1939 book entitled A Sea Island Lady published by William Morrow and Company and set primarily in Beaufort.  Griswold’s first book The Tides of Malvern was published 1930 (William Morrow & Co.) and was set in Charleston. 

A Continuing Legacy

The Anne and Francis H Griswold Trust

Historic Beaufort Foundation is proud to be a beneficiary of the estate of the Francis and Anne Griswold Trust.  Francis Griswold (1902-2001) is known to Beaufortonians as the author of the popular 1939 book entitled A Sea Island Lady published by William Morrow and Company and set primarily in Beaufort.  Griswold’s first book The Tides of Malvern was published 1930 (William Morrow & Co.) and was set in Charleston. 

“Historic Beaufort Foundation's efforts in helping to achieve and sustain our National Historic Landmark District status is a key component in maintaining Beaufort's thriving tourism industry."

- Matt McAlhaney

Owner, City Loft Hotel in Historic Downtown Beaufort