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Colonial Dorchester State Park

Ruins of Old Fort Dorchester, Summerville, SC

Rivers Bridge State Historic Site in Ehrhardt, SC, and Musgrove Mill State Historic Site in Clinton are battlefields in the state park system where fierce fights took place. The Confederate Cemetery at Rivers Bridge is shown here. #RevWar #CivilWar

Musgrove Mill State Historic Site - Historical Revolutionary War battle site - neat learning of how much the S.C. women contributed by hiding patriots, secretly transporting messages, defending their homes & businesses & aiding the troops by cooking for our famished guys. My kids esp. loved the guns used, learning of musket fighting & friendly Ranger Robson abt how the Patriots fought in this pivotal battle. He tirelessly answered many questions. Experienced 7/17/2013.

Calhoun Falls State Park. South Carolina. Lake Russell. Camping, RV and tent sites. Day-use activities include a short, easy nature trail, tennis court, seasonal swimming and fishing. The park also attracts various events year round, including fishing tournaments and the popular South Carolina Campground Cookoff.

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. South Carolina. The Adventutre sailing ship, Animal Forest zoo. Live cannon firings take place on the third Saturday of each month

Hampton Plantation State Historic Site, 1950 Rutledge Rd, McClellanville. Georgian-style mansion on a rice plantation. Interpretive site dedicated to the system of slavery and freedmen. Explore the mansion, grounds, and rice field remnants and ongoing archaeological research.

Charlestowne Landing State Historic Site, 1500 Old Towne Rd., Charleston. The location where the first English settlers landed in 1670. Check out the ongoing archaeology, interactive museum, self-guided history trail, interpretive rangers, a 17th century replica sailing ship, and much more. They also offer archaeology volunteer opportunities in both the field and lab. Open daily 9-5, closed Christmas Eve and Day.