11 Historic Places To Visit In South Carolina
Star Fort- Ninety Six National Historic Site: an American Revolutionary War site and early Colonial settlement located in Ninety Six, SC.
Fort Sumter National Monument: a naval fort used during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars as a defense between invading armies and Charleston, SC.
The only way to Fort Sumter is via ferry boat. Visit the National Park website to book tickets in advance.m for your trip.
The USS Yorktown Battleship: a naval fighter carrier that served throughout WWII. Currently anchored in Charleston, SC. Tours available!
The Williams Mansion: home of George Walton Williams built in 1878 in Charleston. 24,000 sq. feet of ornate splendor inside and out.
The South Carolina State House- located in Columbia and the seat of SC state government. Built in 1907. Free guided & self guided tours are available.
Fort Moultrie: a Revolutionary War fortification to defend Charleston, SC. Explore the fort, the battery and the armory.
Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site: home of James Henry Hammond built in 1859. Located in Beech Island, SC.
Stoney-Baynard Ruins: on Hilton Head Island, these ruins were once the mansion home of two of the first families on the island in the late 1700s.
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens: founded in 1676 near Charleston. Tours of the house available and home to the largest Romantic-style garden in America.
The Angel Oak Tree: more than 65 feet tall and 28 feet in circumference, this tree is said to be 400-500 years old outside of Charleston.
Charles Towne Landing: site of the birthplace of the Carolina colonies since 1670. Explore the visitor center, replica ship, nature zoo, and more.
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