Historic House Listings

Building on property used in ‘Forrest Gump’. Circa 1889. Almost one acre in SC. $250,000

September 10, 2019

The building on this property, which is included in the listing, was used in the movie, ‘Forrest Gump’. It was built in 1889. It is located on .81 acres in Hampton, South Carolina. The home is situated in downtown Varnville which is host to the Hampton County Watermelon Festival, the longest running festival in South Carolina. The home has been used as a wedding and event venue. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,348 square feet. $329,900 New price: $250,000

From the Zillow listing:


This Queen Victorian Era Home is situated in the heart of downtown Varnville SC in Hampton County. Sit on the front porch and enjoy the Hampton County Watermelon Festival, one of the longest running festivals in the state of South Carolina or sit on your back deck and enjoy the family of deer that lives in the back yard of this almost one full acre piece of property located just a short scenic drive from Hilton Head, Charleston and Savannah. The property not only includes this amazing historical and architectural home but also includes a separate commercial building ideal for office or retail space. Use it yourself or use it for an income property. The beauty of this property has been on display as host to many weddings and other social events and was seen in the movie ‘Forest Gump’


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