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Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

This is the site where a group of English settlers landed in 1670 and established the beginnings of the Carolina colony. Groups have the option of both history tours and nature-based tours. 1500 Old Towne Rd., Charleston, SC 29407. Charleston County. Tel: 843-852-4200. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Battery & White Point Gardens

East Battery & Murray Blvd., Charleston, SC 29401. 843-724-7327. Tour through this Charleston landmark with scenic views and displays of Civil War weapons, sculptures, and monuments. Free.

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

1254 Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. 843-881-5516. Tour the past home to the Declaration of Independence participant Charles Pinckney with 28 acres of plantation and educational programs. Free.

McLeod Plantation

325 Country Club Dr., Charleston, SC 29412. 843-762-9917. Established in 1851, the stories of the McLeod Plantation and its people are made available today, thanks to careful research. Groups will learn about daily life, study the importance of cotton, and explore worship and spirituality as they tour the homes. Fee.

Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

398 State Park Rd., Clinton, SC 29325. 864-938-0100. See a Revolutionary War battlefield that was the site of a pivotal fight won by the American militia, and explore displays and exhibits. Park rangers offer programs such as tours, living history demonstrations, and children's activities for a nominal fee. Free/Fee.