Tabby Wall

39. Tabby Wall

If only walls could talk, oh the stories this wall would tell! Dating all the way back to 1760, this tabby wall has withstood the test of time. It has weathered hurricanes, wars, floods, you name it!
English colonists in Beaufort were the first pioneers in the production of British tabby beginning around 1700. Made with lime derived from burnt oyster shells and then mixed with water, sand, ash, and broken oyster shells, tabby is one of the toughest building materials available and it has proven itself over centuries of wear and tear. It was also a convenient substitute for brick at that time which were expensive and rare due to the lack of natural clay in the area. Today, Beaufort’s tabby wall still stands and can be seen on both ends of the waterfront park.

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The Big List!

Here's what others enjoy

B.L. says:

"We love to go crabbing or either to buy some blue craabs"

Meta Mercer says:

"Water sports, boating, carriage rides, shopping, touring old homes, antiquing, eating, visiting historic sites, sunbathing"

Sandra Loving says:

"Beach"

Shelly Clemmer says:

"Relaxing Fishing Kayaking"

Cynthia Stansberry says:

"I would love to share this list with my clients planning to visit the Hilton Head/Beaufort area this August."

Faye says:

"Things to do with small children "

Gary says:

"Adventure,walk the beach and see historic sites"

jan dean says:

"We love the outdoors, swimming, fishing, hunting. We would like to see some of South Carolina mountains, monuments, some history of South Carolina. We have one daughter that just loves to shop the thrifty shops. Love the opportunity to see South Carolina finest. Thank you. "

candy lafreniere says:

"Fishing, Sightseeing"

Marti says:

"Beautiful city "

Jim Broden says:

"Fort Fremont"

Suzann Whiteley says:

"Dancing in the Waterfront Pavilion, carriage rides through the beautiful streets, visiting the lovely Bookstore on main street, enjoying a afternoon sitting on the swings on the waterfront, I would love to come to your Tour of Homes sometime. and Dream about the way live was there years ago!!!"

Lisa Haigler says:

"Fishing"

William Wester says:

"Interested in Fishing and the local Resturants."