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Morris Island Lighthouse

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Address: Morris Island, Charleston, SC
Phone Number: 8432704464
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Love this lighthouse

This is such a beautiful lighthouse and has so much history behind it. Worth taking a trip to the tip of Folly Beach or an adventure to the island itself from one of the many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jo B
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Lexington
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Lexington
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is such a beautiful lighthouse and has so much history behind it. Worth taking a trip to the tip of Folly Beach or an adventure to the island itself from one of the many boat tours.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice beach area to walk and take pictures of the lighthouse. We went early, so parking wouldn't be an issue and to get some of the cool morning light from the sun rising. We did not expect a dolphin to be right by shore where we were walking!

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Thank Mike K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No matter the tide,this lighthouse is still pretty far out. Interesting to see, just don't expect to get super close.

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Thank Jacqueline W
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful sight. Peaceful walk to get to it. Ten minute walk at most. Observe unique tree trunks. Surrounded by the ocean. Decommissioned.

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Thank Carolyn R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved Morris Lighthouse, the walk along the beach to get there is beautiful once there the Lighthouse is majestic.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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96 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a bit of a drive to get out here on Folly beach but it is worth it. Parking is skimpy. You can walk to the lighthouse by the beach or go through a long abandoned military site where building foundations and floors still exist. The lighthouse was built in the 1870's and looks like it. It is a... More 

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Red Oak, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended a wedding with the light house an the background, how gorgeous! This is a great place to go shelling, we always take a boat over. Pack plenty of water and sunscreen

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Charleston, South Carolina
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes i'm sure my title is a little cheesy, but it's true. This beautiful lighthouse is kind of like an old beaten dog that was just about to get the sleep nod when a family walked in and said 'i'll take it'. The structure had long since fallen into disrepair and because of shifting currents, Morris Island became part of... More 

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Bedford, Virginia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best place to view this lovely lighthouse is from the north end of Folly Beach. Take East Ashley Avenue to the very end and park where you can. Make sure all four tires are off the roadway when you park or you risk getting a ticket. Then be prepared to walk. There is probably a mile of paved road,... More 

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Burlington, New Jersey
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short hike to view the lighthouse in the distance. Definitely worth checking out, we took a lot of pics!

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