Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site


Location:On SC 642, 4 miles south of Summerville.
Facilities:Picnic area, interpretive trail, interpretive exhibits, historic features.
Activities:Historical programs.
Special Features:This historic park is the site of a colonial village founded in 1697 and includes the brick bell tower of St. George's Anglican Church and a fort made of oyster-shell concrete. A small outdoor kiosk explains the history of Dorchester and the upper Ashley River area. Park visitors can observe on-going archeological excavations of the village.
Address:300 State Park Rd
Summerville, SC 29485

Phone:843-873-1740
Web: www.southcarolinaparks.com/park-finder/state-park/725.aspx
Size: 325 acres.

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