2014 Spring Volunteer Excavation

1950 Rutledge RD
McClellanville, SC 29458


Work alongside archaeologists to excavate a late 18th- to early 19th-century site at Hampton Plantation State Historic Site. Volunteers will help excavate, wash, and sort artifacts. Housing, breakfast, lunch (on site), and dinner are provided for those interested. You will be housed Sunday – Friday at the Baruch Research Institute near Georgetown, SC. It's about a 30 minute drive to the site each day. There is no mandatory fee for this experience, but donations will be accepted to help defer costs (suggested donation $30/adult/night, $20/student/night). This experience is limited to 32 participants. For details and to make a reservation, contact David Jones at djones@scprt.com and put "Hampton Plantation Spring Dig" in the subject line.

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Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

1950 Rutledge RD
McClellanville, SC 29458



  • Meeting Place : Sunday night (March 2) at the Baruch Institute dorms after 4:30pm, or any weekday morning (March 3-7) at Hampton Plantation's park office at 9:30am.
  • What to Bring : Long sleeves, long pants, sun hat, sunscreen, insect repellent a must, and if you plan to stay at the Baruch Institute dorms, bring bed linens and towels.
  • Event Hours : Daily 9am- 6pm weather permitting
  • Fee : Housing and meals are free for volunteers at this project, but we will accept donations to help defer the cost. Suggested donation - $30/adult/night, $20/student/night.