LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Mepkin Abbey


category : Other Attractions
An active Trappist monastery that welcomes both men and women retreatants. Daily visitors are welcome. The former plantation home of Henry Laurens, Congressional Constitutional president, and later to publisher and philanthropist Henry R. Luce and his wife, Clare Boothe Luce, the beautifully landscaped grounds overlook the Cooper River.
Clare Luce commissioned famous landscape architect Loutrell Briggs to create Mepkins Gardens. In 1988, the gardens were renovated through the efforts of Nancy Bryan Luce, wife of Henry Luce III, and for whom the gardens are named.
Mepkin Abbey is offering a tour of Nativity sets from around the world the week before and the week of Thanksgiving, with some 30 to 50 different sets. The week after Thanksgiving is open for motorcoaches, with tours being offered at 10am and 1:30pm. Call to reserve a tour.


Hours:

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Economy Inn

Each room with TV - HBO, telephone , AC, fridge, and microwave for weekly customer. Restaurants nearby. Easy I-95

Moncks Corner, SC Businesses

Festival In The Park

Join the Town of Moncks Corner as they celebrate the 4th of July. There will be vendors, music and entertainment, classic car and truck show, and pet shows. The Berkeley Artist’s Guild’s annual members show will be in the Berkeley Museum from 9 a.m. – 5

Moncks Corner, SC Park

Holiday Inn Express

Two-story property with interior corridors. Boat trail parking is available. Property can accommodate meetings for groups up to 60

Moncks Corner, SC Businesses

Swamp Fox Hotel

Independent motel, free HBO and cable TV. Every room is equipped with mini-fridge, microwaves are available upon request. Complimentary morning coffee. 30

Moncks Corner, SC Businesses


Things to do Other Attractions near Moncks Corner, SC

Gilligans Of Moncks Corner

RV's. Located on river; fishing. Restaurant and lounge on site. Eighteen campsites....

Clarendon County Archives & History Center

Established in 1996 to collect, preserve and display the unique documents and artifacts that chronicle area history. Housed w...