The G.D. "Jerry" Varn family owns & operates Broxton Bridge Plantation
in Ehrhardt, South Carolina. Broxton Bridge Plantation was built
in the late 1700s and has been in the Varn family for nine generations.
Mr. Varn towered almost seven feet tall and was easy to spot in a crowd.
A charismatic guy with a heart as overwhelming as his stature, Jerry
could quote from the Bible or constitution with equal eloquence. He
was a true southern gentleman and a shrewd businessman who passed away in 2007.
A visit to Broxton Bridge Plantation is like stepping back in time
to an era when life was simpler. That is especially true on the three days that Broxton Bridge stages their annual civil war reenactment.
Broxton Bridge Plantation offers a wide variety of
hunting opportunities on over 7,000 acres of land---deer
hunting, wild hog hunting, duck
hunting over decoys, in addition to pheasants and
A favorite is the European style
Tower Shoot. After a sporting clays warm
up, pheasants take flight from a 65 foot high tower. You
can really blow the dust out of the barrel on this
Then finally we take dogs and walk up the remaining pheasants.
And if that isn't enough, everyone goes over to the Banquet
Hall for a big country lunch complete with desserts,
while your birds are being prepared and packaged. It takes a minimum
of 8 shooters
to put on a hunt, with a maximum of 40.
full range of services at Broxton Bridge also includes sporting
clays, a pistol & rifle range, wingshooting clinics, continental
tower shoots, bass
fishing, historic tours of on-site civil
a Level 1 NSCA Certified Shotgun Instructor. We also offer the following accommodations for business meetings, seminars, conferences or entertainment: a Banquet Hall, a Meeting Room and a Pavillion. There
is a campground for trail ride enthusiasts,
which includes 80 miles of horse trails, RV hookups, corrals for your horse
and a new bath house and Snack
For aviation enthusiasts, there is a 2600' air
strip within walking
distance of the lodge.