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Nice tribute

Glad I got to hear the story on a carriage tour. but the monument itself is worth a trip back to... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Orcinusmoon
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Guangzhou, China
Easy stop down the street from beaufort info center and museum

We started hearing about Robert Smalls in Charleston and were mesmerized by his story. A slave who... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Linda M
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seacoast, nh
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

...because you'll appreciate the man even more when you know his backstory. Wow! Why is there not a movie about Mr. Smalls' life? There's a great read on Wikipedia which will give you lots more insight than does the plaque on-site. I'd love it if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

This man is an interesting character in the civil war drama and his star is waxing. I had seen a documentary about this guy so he is becoming more popular. The monument is in the ground of the Tabernacle Baptist Church (see my pics). There’s...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

I am in awe of the life of Robert Smalls! The challenges, struggles, and time that he lived in and his decisions paved the way us today! Visiting statues and monuments always gives me a sense of...what am I doing with the time and challenges...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

The Robert Smalls Monument is nicely done and easy find in the Beaufort Historic District. The area around it has so much history, you can almost feel yourself go back to the 1860s.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Glad I got to hear the story on a carriage tour. but the monument itself is worth a trip back to appreciate who it memorializes

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Orcinusmoon
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Located on the grounds of the Tabernacle Baptist Church on Craven Street, the monument to Robert Smalls briefly describes the remarkable life of an extraordinary gentleman. Born a slave, but as an enslaved crew member on the Confederate ship "The Planted", he and other Black...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We started hearing about Robert Smalls in Charleston and were mesmerized by his story. A slave who took a Confederate ship and sailed it to the Union outpost. He joined the Union army and after the war was elected congressman . why hasn't there been...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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