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.
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Fort Sumter National Monument: a naval fort used during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars as a defense between invading armies and Charleston, SC.
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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!
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The Williams Mansion: home of George Walton Williams built in 1878 in Charleston. 24,000 sq. feet of ornate splendor inside and out.
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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.
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Fort Moultrie: a Revolutionary War fortification to defend Charleston, SC. Explore the fort, the battery and the armory.
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Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site: home of James Henry Hammond built in 1859. Located in Beech Island, SC.
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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.
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens: founded in 1676 near Charleston. Tours of the house available and home to the largest Romantic-style garden in America.
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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.
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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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