Georgetown South Carolina: A Historic town Nestled at the conjunction of the Great Pee Dee, Waccamaw and Sampit Rivers Georgetown, SC over looks the Winyah Bay. Offering rich heritage and a wonderful Historic District, Georgetown is a the destination spot of choice for those looking to enrich themselves in the southern culture. From tours through some of the oldest homes in Georgetown to strolling along the Harborwalk, life is a little slower here. The most popular area is the Historic District, an area outlining by a 4-by-8 block grid by Elisha Screven in 1729. Here, plantation homes dot the riverbanks and history is robust. A visit to the Prince Gworge Winyah Episcopal Church, which borders Broad, Duke and Highmark Streets, will help you travel back in time. This was an epicenter during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. The Rice Museum, in the Old Market Building offers a look back at simpler times, while above it stands the town clock tower and bell, which dates back to 1845. The Rice Museum is surrounded by LaFayette Park, making an afternoon picnic only steps from your historic walk. Blue markers identify the historic sights throughout the 220 acre historic district. If restaurants are what your looking for, the Rice Paddy will satisfy any craving for seafood or traditional southern dishes. Setting alongside the Sampit River, the Rice Paddy offers wonderful views and even an outdoor patio area. Staying within the seafood realm, the River Room is a seafood lover's paradise. With water views from your table you will feel at ease feasting on lobster and other treats. For a more casual dining experience, make your way to Thomas' Cafe`. This down home tradition southern restaurant makes a big deal out of breakfast and offers the charm and quaintness that the south is known for.
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Events in Georgetown
42nd Annual Lowcountry Shrimp Festival and Blessing of the Fleet
at McClellanville Historic District
Join us for the 42nd Annual Lowcountry Shrimp Festival (LCSF) and Blessing of the Fleet in beautiful McClellanville, SC!
Mar 17 at 06:00 · 11:00
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