Sleep Inn & Suites
921 Edgefield Rd.
North Augusta, SC 29841
Phone: (803) 202-0209
Fax: (803) 202-0147
A family farm, Gurosik's Berry Plantation is the Central Savannah River area's leading producer of strawberries, hybrid blackberries, and related products. Its modern farm market offers such items as pre-picked berries, professionally processed products prepared using Gurosik's Berry Plantation produce, hanging flower baskets, fresh cut flowers, hybrid blackberries, blueberries, peaches, asparagus, purses, and jewelry. You can even hand-pick your fruit or flowers. Tours are available.
Look out at the tranquil water at the Augusta Riverfront Marina. Find a grassy spot on at the marina's park and look out at the marina to see boats floating in the water for a tranquil afternoon. The marina is also known for hosting events.
Located at the current site of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Fort Augusta Monument is a Celtic cross that was crafted in 1735 to mark the site of where Fort Augusta used to stand. Fort Augusta was a British fort built in the 1730s and its creation marks the beginning of the settlement Augusta. The garrison left the fort in 1767 when England believed they had firm control over the area and the fort was dismantled, though the settlement of Augusta remained. Along with theCeltic cross is a 1730s cannon that was believed to have been used at Fort Augusta.
Built in 1750, Saint Paul's Church has been the site of many historical moments. The church has housed refugees during the French and Indian War, was used as a hospital during the American Revolution, and it was used for public meetings when Augusta was Georgia's capital. The original church building was destroyed and the current building was created in1919 with a Georgian Colonial facade. Visit the church yard to view the Fort Augusta Monument as well as the grave of Colonel William Few who was one of the signers of the United States Constitution.
This park celebrates the legacy and aspirations of the oldest Black church in the United States, the historic Springfield Baptist Church, and provides a landscaped setting for two important sculptures by Richard Hunt.
Home of the last standing permanent structure built by the confederacy, this company supplied most of the gunpowder for Confederate troops and was the only structure every built by the C.S.A. A towering chimney stands a monument to the vast building that once stood on this site.
An architectural wonder, this building was constructed using 15 different brick designs, more than any other building in the entire world. The building features Romanesque Revival architectural style, twin spires, stained glass windows from Germany, and graceful arches and it served as a place of worship for Catholics for over 70 years. The building is open for tours and is a unique venue for cultural and social events. A gift shop is also on site that features works by regional artists and authors.
Originally built as a flour and later textile mill, this vast historic building gives visitors a unique view of the past. TArtifacts from her days as a factory are scattered throughout the corridors and grounds which are now used as professional offices, residential loft apartments, and retail space for a variety of shopping and dining facilities.
See what life was like in 1797 by visiting the Ezekiel Harris House. This historic house has been completely restored, allowing you to marvel at the period details like the vaulted hallway and authentic antiques. The house has Federal Period architecture with an Georgia influence. Take a tour of the house and you'll feel like you stepped back in time.
With just 18 people the First Baptist Church of Augusta was formed in 1817. By 1921, the congregation built there first church that was rebuilt in 1902. This new building was created based on the Beaux Arts school of eclectic Classicism, an architecture style that is known for symmetry and Baroque elements. The historic building has an impressive dome as well as Corinthian columns. However, due to the church's growth the congratulation moved to a new church at 3500 Walton Way. Although the congregation left this this historical site it is still preserved to this day due to its beauty and historic relevance.
Built in 1859 by a merchant, you can take a guided tour of the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson. President Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the United States and as a boy Wilson lived here from 1960 to 1870. Explore this double story brick house, often called the Manse, which has been carefully preserved with authentic antiques.
Serving as the first medical school in Georgia until 1911 when the college moved to Harper Street, this college was designed in Greek Revival style by nationally known architect Charles B. Cluskey and is now used for group functions and events.