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Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) by Sudy Vance Leavy

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Published by Arcadia Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • GA,
  • History / United States / General,
  • United States - State & Local - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10608290M
ISBN 100738553298
ISBN 109780738553290
OCLC/WorldCa178315726

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Ophelia was the last heir to the rich traditions of her ancestors, and she left the plantation to the state of Georgia in A museum features silver from the family collection and a model of Hofwyl-Broadfield during its heyday. A brief film on the plantation’s history is shown before visitors walk a short trail to the antebellum home. Friends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, Brunswick, Georgia. K likes. Admission Adult (18 yrs+) $ Seniors $ and child ( yrs) $ NOW OPEN 5 DAYS A WEEK . WED - SUN 9 AM TO 5 PMFollowers: K.   A native Georgian, Sudy Vance Leavy has lived on the coast for over 40 years. A lover of history and a portrayer of historic women, she weaves this story from the rich resources at Hofwyl-Broadfield, the Georgia Archives, the Georgia Historical Society, and the Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscript Library at the University of : ArcadiaPublishing. A book I bought in the gift shop expanded on those points in more detail. Thanks to the well-preserved grounds and knowledgeable rangers, we left with a better understanding of life on a rice plantation. For that I would recommend a visit to Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation/5(18).

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation • US17 • Brunswick, GA • • Email: [email protected] • Bill Giles - Site Superintendent • [email protected]   Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Although many of the buildings of Broadfield Plantation no longer exist, their remains can be found just under the surface. Those remains offer important information about earlier occupants of the site and about the operations of an antebellum rice plantation—information that is missing from written records. We went to Brunswick last week, and on our way to Darien we saw the sign for Hofwyl-Broadfield plantation. The visit started with a brief video of the history of the plantation and a tour of the exhibit. We especially liked the attention given to the hard work provided by the /5(). Also, if you book your Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation vacation package in Georgia with Travelocity, you’ll get access to our best travel discounts. Whatever time of year you choose to visit Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation in Georgia, it’s always a good idea to reserve a package deal. Our goal is simple.

  The sleepover at Hofwyl – Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site fits that category. In April of , Patt Gunn who was a board member of the Slave Dwelling Project; James Brown, a fellow Civil War reenactor, and I visited the site which is located near Brunswick, GA. But Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation produced more than just crops and livestock and things; it also produced human beings. “Polite Society” doesn’t like to talk about this side of Hofwyl (I’m going to shorten this to just Hofwyl as Hofwyl-Broadfield is a mouthful). Ophelia was the last heir to the rich traditions of her ancestors, and she left the plantation to the State of Georgia in A museum features silver from the family collection and a model of Hofwyl-Broadfield during its heyday. A brief film on the plantation’s history is shown before visitors walk a short trail to the antebellum on: U.S. Hwy 17 N, Brunswick, , GA. This beautiful plantation represents the history and culture of Georgia's rice coast. In the early s, William Brailsford of Charleston carved a rice plantation from marshes along the Altamaha River. The plantation and its inhabitants were part of the genteel low country society that developed during the antebellum period. While many factors made rice cultivation increasingly difficult in Location: U.S. Hwy. 17 N, Brunswick, , GA.