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Sullivans Island

Sullivans Island, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482, USA

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About Sullivans Island

Sullivan's Island is a town and island in Charleston County. Sullivan's Island was the point of entry for approximately 40 percent of the 400,000 enslaved Africans brought to British North America; it has been likened to Ellis Island, the 19th-century reception point for immigrants in New York City. During the American Revolution, the island was the site of a major battle at Fort Sullivan on June 28, 1776, since renamed Fort Moultrie in honor of the American commander at the battle.



Attractions near Sullivans Island

Fort Moultrie2.08km from Sullivans Island

Fort Moultrie is a series of fortifications on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, built to protect the city of Charleston. It is the only area of the National Park System where the entire 171-year history of American seacoast defense can be traced.

Fort Sumter National Monument3.82km from Sullivans Island

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.

Charleston Harbor5.53km from Sullivans Island

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.

Patriots Point7.03km from Sullivans Island

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.

Mount Pleasant7.51km from Sullivans Island

Mount Pleasant is a large suburban town in Charleston County. It is the fourth largest municipality and largest town in South Carolina, and for several years was one of the state's fastest-growing area.

Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge8.33km from Sullivans Island

Also known as the Ravenel Bridge which is a cable-stayed bridge over the Cooper River in South Carolina, USA, connecting downtown Charleston to Mount Pleasant. It was the third longest cable-stayed bridges in the Western Hemisphere.

Where is Sullivans Island

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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.