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Thomas Heyward Jr. Tomb

Thomas Heyward Jr. Tomb

Lowcountry & Resort Islands

Lowcountry & Resort Islands

Thomas Heyward Jr. (1749-1809), one of the original signers of the Declaration of Independence, was born and is buried here. Ruins of the house, Old House Plantation, burned by Yankee soldiers in 1864, can be seen.
Coastal & Islands
Ridgeland
Coastal & Islands
Highway 336 & 462 JCT,
Ridgeland, SC 29936
(843) 726-8126
Info & Amenities
Location
I-95 exit 21 to SC 336 East. Follow 336 toward Hilton Head Island to SC 462. Look for signs for Old House Plantation and Heyward's Tomb. Turn off will be on the left from SC 462.
Admission
Free
Days and Hours of Operation
Daily till dusk