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Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

5556 US-17, Brunswick, GA 31525, USA


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About Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

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. The plantation site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 and is operated as a Georga State Historic Site.[2] The Georgia Department of Natural Resources manages 1,268 acres of land and 696 acres of marsh.

Attractions Near Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Golden Isles Georgia Welcome Center
Golden Isles Georgia Welcome Center3.98km from Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

The Golden Isles Georgia Welcome Center provides travelers an array of services, allowing visitors to explore the surrounding area. When visitors arrive at the center, they can find a wealth of helpful information about local attractions and resources. From events and festivals to natural attractions such as parks and beaches, the Welcome Center has all the details needed in order to plan the perfect trip.

Altamaha Wildlife Management Area
Altamaha Wildlife Management Area7.9km from Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

The Altamaha Wildlife Management Area is a must-visit destination for nature lovers. Spanning across 43,200 acres of land and 688 acres of water, the area is a hotspot for numerous species of fish, birds and mammals. Here you can find Marsh Wrens, American White Pelicans and Ospreys nesting among its giant Oak and Bald Cypress trees. Fishing opportunities abound thanks to its interesting topography – from hundreds of acres in shallow or submerged areas to deep depression ponds.

Eagle Island
Eagle Island8.94km from Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Eagle Island is a unique place with beautiful beaches and lush marshlands. Its sandy beaches flank the Sapelo River, which also provides some of the best fishing in Georgia. As an island, it has protected forests that are home to diverse wildlife, including alligators. There's no shortage of activities on Eagle Island - visitors can explore the grounds by foot and bike, or take a boat tour around the island to spot even more wildlife in its untouched wilderness areas.

Fort Frederica National Monument
Fort Frederica National Monument11.32km from Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Fort Frederica National Monument, on St. Simons Island, Georgia, preserves the archaeological remnants of a fort and town built by James Oglethorpe between 1736 and 1748 to protect the southern boundary of the British colony of Georgia from Spanish raids. About 630 British troops were stationed at the fort.

Darien River
Darien River11.39km from Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

The Darien River is a key feature of the landscape, running through its middle as it accesses the Atlantic Ocean. The river runs southwesterly to its mouth near the coast, and offers a variety of recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike. Boating, swimming, kayaking and fishing are all ways to enjoy the pristine waters in its region. Darien River also offers beautiful scenery with lush marshlands that are home to many species of birds and other wildlife.

Christ Church Episcopal
Christ Church Episcopal11.65km from Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Christ Church Episcopal is a beloved landmark that has stood for over two centuries. Built in 1820, the church has been a mainstay of spiritual life in the region and an important historical monument. It boasts many classic architectural details like carved wooden balconies, large fan windows, pedimented gables and an original bell tower. The church hosts frequent traditional services as well as special events throughout the year. In addition to its spiritual use.

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One of the beautiful countys in Georgia and it includes the most prominent of the Sea Islands of Georgia, including Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, and Sea Island and so more are there.