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Charleston Harbor

Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, USA

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About Charleston Harbor

One of the famous harbors in the United States which was located in Charleston county. Named in honor of the King of England, Charles II. This harbor is one of the tourist places which was important both historically and economically.



Attractions near Charleston Harbor

Fort Sumter National Monument2.55km from Charleston Harbor

Fort Sumter is a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles, the first of which signified the start of the American Civil War. It was one of a number of special forts planned after the War of 1812, combining high walls and heavy masonry, and classified as Third System.

Patriots Point2.79km from Charleston Harbor

Patriot's Point was a pre-war historical site which hosted a mock military base. It is now home for three museum ships which has a lot of exhibits which says about the past and is one of the famous landmark in the Charleston county.

Waterfront Park3.09km from Charleston Harbor

One of the peninsula's most visited parks, Waterfront Park opened in 1990 and offers fantastic views of the Charleston Harbor. Gardens, fountains, walking paths and plenty of park benches are availble on the property. The park is open daily.

The Calhoun Mansion3.24km from Charleston Harbor

This mansion is the largest residence in the area of Charleston and it boasts of having 35 rooms. The Calhoun Mansion gained its famous name when Williams died and left the home to Patrick Calhoun, grandson of former Vice President John C. Calhoun. By 1914, the mansion saw regular use as a hotel.

White Point Garden3.24km from Charleston Harbor

A public park located in peninsular Charleston, South Carolina. This park provides beautiful views of Fort Sumter and of the Charleston Harbor. The park features lots of grass space, shaded by beautiful old oak trees. The park has a gazebo in the center and features a rich display of history, including an impressive display of Civil War cannons, and several monuments and statues.

Heyward-Washington House3.26km from Charleston Harbor

A historic house museum at 87 Church Street in Charleston. Built-in 1772, it was home to Thomas Heyward, Jr., a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and was where George Washington stayed during his 1791 visit to the city. It is now owned and operated by the Charleston Museum.

Where is Charleston Harbor

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Charleston County36 attractions

Charleston County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina along the Atlantic coast. It was the third-most populous county in South Carolina.