“I’ve come home to the place I was always writing about…. I’ve tried to make Beaufort, South Carolina, my own.”—Pat Conroy, The Death of Santini
See Pat Conroy’s Beaufort in this 90-minute tour of sites from Pat’s writing life—including the high school where he was a student during his junior and senior years and where he later taught for two years before going to Daufuskie Island, homes in the historic Point where Pat lived and wrote, sites related to his teachers and friends, his parents’ grave site, Pat’s grave on St. Helena, and locations connected to the filming of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini. Following the bus tour, guests are also encouraged to visit the Conroy Center at 308 Charles Street where you can see artifacts from Pat’s life, including his writing desk and chair, the Great Santini’s flight jacket, and the handwritten prologue to The Prince of Tides. As a guest of this tour you will receive a 10% discount on purchases of gifts and books at the Conroy Center.
Note: A minimum of two people are required for booking.
Pat Conroy's Beaufort Tour
What to expect
- Explore Beaufort with an emphasis on Pat Conroy’s life
- Visit historic locations relevant to his life
- Learn about the landmarks touched upon in his famous works of literature
- Great for the whole family
About this Activity
|Price||$30.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||90 min|
Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.