Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site


Location:West of the Ashley River, off SC 171, 3 miles northwest of Charleston.
Facilities:Picnic area, picnic shelter, nature trails.
Activities:Picnicking, historical sites, hiking.
Special Features:Site of the first English settlement (1670) in South Carolina, park features a natural habitat zoo, a replica of a 17th-century trading vessel, and an experimental crop garden. Site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Address:1500 Old Towne Rd
Charleston, SC 29407

Phone:843-852-4200
Fax:843-852-4205
Web: www.southcarolinaparks.com/park-finder/state-park/1575.aspx
Size: 664 acres.

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The connection dates back to the birth of the Carolina colony when a boat carrying English planters and African slaves from Barbados landed at what is now Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site in 1670.
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