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Morris Island Lighthouse

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Address: Morris Island, Charleston, SC
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A Must While in Charleston

If there's any way to swing it, this lighthouse is a must see. Make sure to venture around the point where the dead trees and driftwood lay. Makes for beautiful photos.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If there's any way to swing it, this lighthouse is a must see. Make sure to venture around the point where the dead trees and driftwood lay. Makes for beautiful photos.

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Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk to the shore is lined with hearts, hearts of all sizes and colors! It is so calming, you just know you're about to see something great! After about a 1/4 mile walk, it's light an amazing natural reveal. The shore line has large boulders and sea shells are everywhere. You can stroll along the shore, fish or just... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful lighthouse many people have forgotten. Look up the history, amazing, right? The walk is a long one with nowhere to sit. Then the sand eeeeek.. do it anyway. Wow. The tide was out so it looked soooo obtainable, but don't be fooled.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Park your car and walk down the sandy road through what is a beautiful natural habitat and end up on a surprise cove. Pack a picnic and a blanket and have a breath of quiet and beauty listening to the birds, water and imagine living in the old lighthouse

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a really nice walk back to the lighthouse.The path back was a fun walk.At the end of the path there is a beautiful view of the beach and lighthouse.It was so very peaceful.This made for some great pics and you can stay as long as you want and just enjoy the ocean and great views.

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Wapakoneta, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

It is a bit of a hike to see the old Morris Island Light, but so well worth it!! Be sure to bring your camera ;)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Morris Island Lighthouse is located on Morris Island on the southern side of the entrance to Charleston Harbor in South Carolina, north of the city of Folly Beach. Named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982, it is unusual because it now stands several hundred feet offshore. When constructed in 1876, the light was approximately 1,200 feet from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We (me, husband and 8yo daughter) took a private boat charter with Island Hopper Charters to Morris Island. Our guide recommended a low tide visit. You can't get to the lighthouse anymore because the land around it has washed away due to the jetties they built decades ago. We saw a tone of beautiful seashells and sand dollars. It was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Light house is a fun sight, BUT the real interest is the history of Morris Island. This is the site of one of the last battles of the civil war, fought after Lee surrendered. Yes the Civil war began and pretty much ended in Charleston. Nominally the battle at Morris Is was the basis for the movie Glory (D Washington,... More 

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Troy, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We were surprised to see this lighthouse completely surrounded by the ocean. It's completely inaccessible, but still pretty to see, all alone out there. Folly Beach, where this is located near, is one of our favorite attractions and we took a long walk to see this lighthouse while we were there.

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