Millford, built in 1839-41, is considered by many to be the finest example of Greek Revival residential architecture in America. The grandeur of the house, located in such a remote section of rural South Carolina, seems to come as a surprise to first-time visitors, who must drive over miles of dirt roads and through moss-draped forests to reach the house. Suddenly the house appears out of nowhere, in all its classical glory – six massive fluted Corinthian columns, 16-foot ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, a domed rotunda enclosing a spectacular circular staircase – all the features to impress that are inherent in Greek Revival architecture. Surrounded by live oaks, magnolias and green lawns, Millford seems as though it might be part of a dream.

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What’s Going on at Millford

Music at Millford
Don’t miss the Sixth Music at Millford on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Part of a three concert series, The Classical Ideal: Music & Architecture in Harmony will start at Edgewater in New York, head to Ayr Mount in Hillsborough, NC, then culminate in a splendid concert at Millford. Click here for details and to reserve your tickets today! 

See video clips and photos from last year’s Music at Millford, plus the special Children’s Concert. And read the wonderful review of the concert in The Sumter Item.

Come spend an afternoon at this idyllic historic site – visit the house, explore the gardens, and have a picnic on the grounds.
Millford is open for public tours once a month on the first Saturday from February to December.
Reservations are required.  Please call (803) 452-6194 to reserve a tour.
Click here for more information: Millford Tour Information

ImportantDue to detours from Charleston, SC, to Millford, we recommend these adjusted directions: Millford Directions and Detours (as of 10/6/16)

Click here for photos from events at Millford.