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Fort Fremont

Lands End Road, Saint Helena Island, SC
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Kodak, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is a good place to loose yourself. It is steeped in history. The bad thing is some people didn't respect the beauty and left a lot of graffiti, it is sad. Take your bug spray and explore away.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The fort itself was fascinating, as we explored the fort's interior we stumbled upon a couple of homeless gentlemen who were calling Fort Fremont home. Bring a flashlight.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Don't expect an old fashioned fort, this isn't it. This place seems to be built into the side of a mountain.Ruins of a fort abandoned in early 1900s. There really isn't any thing to guide you around this site. Fine place to explore, but we had to go online to research exactly what we had seen.

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Dresden, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Never even knew it existed until trip through St Helens Island. Amazing. To bad about the graffiti. The walk to the beach is nice. The whole place was eairly quiet. very interesting.

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Joplin, Missouri
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My son loved this, he is 15. I am sad though about the graffiti so parents beware when deciding whether to go. Also take flashlight as boys will want to explore the creepy dark corners.

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Interesting ruins of a Spanish American war relic. Area being reclaimed from years of neglect by some dedicated volunteers. Worth a visit if in the area.

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Cosby, Tennessee
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149 reviews 149 reviews
49 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We came upon this old fort by accident. I was wowed. Someone said it once held slaves, It was creepy walking inside of it. It's huge..seemed like the buildings just went on and on. Lots of graffiti and trash inside. Other reviews said it was unimpressive but we found it just the opposite. I would recommend seeing this old fort.

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Columbia, Sc
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

An old fort but not kept up very well. Graffiti was not cleaned up. Really not a lot to see. A small beach area behind the fort was nice but crowded with people fishing more than swimming. Just ok, but I hear a volunteer group is putting time and effort into improving it.

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Wichita, Kansas
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136 reviews 136 reviews
38 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

History buffs who have researched this site before visiting might get some satisfaction. Shutterbugs, if they arrive when the light makes it interesting, might a couple good shots. Otherwise it is unimpressive and borders on creepy. There is a beach access but the beach is also underwhelming. Not worth a special effort, but if you are passing by… Date of... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

If you are history buff you must drive to the end of lands end road and tour the ruins of the fort. Also walk the grounds and go out to the beach s o you can get a perspective on what it was like to be there.

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