Oakley Park

300 Columbia RD
Edgefield, SC 29824


Historic Oakley Park was built in 1835 by Daniel Byrd, a Virginian who came to Edgefield and became a very successful cotton planter. The beautiful mansion later was the home of Gen. Martin Witherspoon Gary, a fiery Confederate politician and father of the Red Shirt movement that assured the election of Wade Hampton as governor in 1876. Items in the house include period antiques and relics.

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300 Columbia RD
Edgefield, SC 29824

Phone: 803-637-4027
Fax: 803-637-5182


  • Civil War
  • Admission : $5 adults; $3 students
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Th- Sa 10am-4pm. Group tours and luncheons by request.
  • Days and Holidays Closed : M, Tu, W, Thanksgiving, Christmas
  • Checks Accepted
  • Discounts : senior groups of 25, escort free