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Fort barracks nice

Set in trees that have grown up around, beautiful. Check out small beach area. Nice piece of... read more

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Claudettetravels
Fort+Beach: A Day Back in the Day

As part of our day trip to St. Helena Island (Penn Center and the Chapel of Ease), we continued... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
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1126 State Rd S-7-45, Lands End Road, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in trees that have grown up around, beautiful. Check out small beach area. Nice piece of history, needs some upkeep, trash....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claudettetravels
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The fort and battery are very interesting and love the scenery around it. But beware, wear insect repellent. We had to hurry around to see it because the bugs are so bad.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

This place is a little spooky and very interesting. The graffiti and glass on the ground is upsetting but we enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

I read the stories of the haunting experiences with this place, and had to go. It was an old fort constructed to protect Parris Island. Originally it was much bigger. There are warning signs about the dangers of visiting this location; I would recommend heeding...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I have been wanting to see this historic site for sometime. We took the beautiful drive out to the fort. It’s a self guided tour of a Spanish American war relic and where it sits has a beautiful view. Well worth the stop. Have fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

This is one amazingly spooky cool ruin built into the side of a mound of earthen breastworks. There is a beautiful little beach right on Port Royal sound directly in front of fort. A little out of the way, but well worth the effort.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 161edl
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Had a great last minute visit to a great historic fort. We found this place online as were eating lunch downtown beaufort. Its located right on the water on St Helena island a quick drive from Beaufort. There are information boards throughout the fort to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

This is a park on the island and free to enter and explore. No real amenities at the site. Very historic.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

As part of our day trip to St. Helena Island (Penn Center and the Chapel of Ease), we continued down Lands End Road to the 170- acre Fort Fremont, built in 1898 after the USS Maine was sunk in the Havana and just prior to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Historic Fort with nice beach views...remote but nice. only a short drive from the mainland and a true feeling of old SC and it's history...

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vanessa M
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sheddie132016
October 14, 2017|
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Response from IslandWebwitch | Property representative |
The park is open from dawn to dusk. Enjoy!
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wolflady1991
March 10, 2015|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
No cost. This site is not active with guides. It's open with few signs. Suggest doing history on net before seeing it for better understanding the Fort.
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RhiaB
Morganton, North Carolina
Riverside Plantation (7 Replies)
Is it possible to explore the tabby ruins of Riverside Plantation? I've seen a handful of pictures, but can't find an address. I did find the coordinates for it, and know the location is close to Fort Fremont. I don't want to go searching if the public isn't allowed.
May 19, 2015|
Response fromStevedec|
Locals may know more, but I have going to Beaufort and St Helena for over 20 years and honestly never heard of the place. Where have you seen the pictures?