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A lot of history

This fort was around during the Civil War and was in a unique spot at the time. There isn't any... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
High Bridge, New Jersey
Small But Interesting

Very interesting, sort of hard to find as one has to travel through not one but two gated... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Dale F
United States
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65 Skull Creek Dr, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1305
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

There was nothing to see here. When we arrived I did not have high expectations, I had read the reviews. I did however expect to see at least some remnants of an old fort. The only thing there were a couple of cannons and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

This fort was around during the Civil War and was in a unique spot at the time. There isn't any buildings but there is a lot of info for what went on there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IkeCohen
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Located in a gated community. Saw sign on the main road, so decided to take a look. Got a free pass to this restricted area because we asked. Not very well marked in the subdivision so missed turnoff and had to backtrack. Be sure to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank D-Tektn
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Tucked backaways from the main roads, this site has an interesting story, but most of the site has been reclaimed by the earth and/or concreted over to make walking paths for visitors.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BruceM2126
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Very interesting, sort of hard to find as one has to travel through not one but two gated communities. The second is within the first one. We were the only people there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dale F
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Family of 6 looking for something to do to fill a window of time. We researched it prior to visiting which was very helpful. Highly recommend brushing up on why it’s there and what it’s purpose was. Very interesting and part of the Civil War...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GoGirlTravels
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Nice place, some signs with history of the fort, how it was built and the purpose. The original cannons are long gone, but they have a few set on concrete to replicate the one's that were there. The short walk and reading the signs takes...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank KansasSwede53
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This area was very quiet. We did not see anyone on the trails. The fort is gone. There are signs that explain a few things. Very pleasant place to walk around or sit. 20-30 minutes was fine for us.

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank MikeS533
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Fort Mitchel (one L) played a key role as the Federals won the Civil War, and we are pleased to see that Fort Mitchel’s history is included in the local education curriculum. Research the history of Fort Mitchel prior to one’s visit. And enjoy fine...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Our freed men heritage is important to HHI. Fort Mitchel is an ideal venue to tell that story. At the moment it is still a work in progress, but worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Brian F
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