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Fort Mitchel

65 Skull Creek Dr, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1305
+1 843-342-8687
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A Bit of History

This is a quiet park like historical site. There are markers telling visitors how the earthen... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Barbara M
Jefferson City, Missouri
Visited after dinner at Old Fort Pub.

Saw the sunset from the fort. Walked the grounds. Viewed the Bomb shelter. Nice place to visit... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Keith M
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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65 Skull Creek Dr, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1305
+1 843-342-8687
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is a quiet park like historical site. There are markers telling visitors how the earthen works were used to defend the island during the Civil War.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Saw the sunset from the fort. Walked the grounds. Viewed the Bomb shelter. Nice place to visit. Lots of history.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Probably should have looked into it more before visiting... It is in a gated community, but if you tell the guards at the gate where you are heading, they will give you a day pass. It is basically just a few boards telling you about...More

Thank MarcsiB-B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Fort Mitchel after going through the gate house of a gated community. We told the security guard where we were going and he gave us a pass. Once we pulled up, we noticed the sign that said it was closed for repairs....More

1  Thank benrud3
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Neat little place tucked in a community. Have to go through security gate but very easy to access. Pretty views and markers to tell you about the history of the fort.

Thank Ashley E. M
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We were told by security that the fort was closed due to leaning trees. It is not clear when it will be reopened as cleanup from the October storm is still ongoing

Thank ncd0531
Reviewed 21 February 2017

While this Fort is in the gated community of Hilton Head Plantation, anyone can visit; just tell the folk at the gate where you are going and they will give you a pass and directions. Easier to access the fort from the gate off Skull...More

2  Thank U1568UAjeffreym
Reviewed 14 February 2017

When you walk through here, it is hard to believe that men acutally lived here to fight a Civil War. It is not much more that a few ditches overlooking the skull creek.

Thank bobbush1
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Wife and I visited and hurricane had done lots of damage. Had it closed but we sneaked in. I hope they get it cleaned up. Looks like Hilton Head Area spends more time in taking care of its golf courses instead of taking care of...More

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Hilton Head’s Port Royal area today is an upscale rental and residential area; however, as time goes, these are recent developments. One of the nicest, upscale dining is at Old Fort Pub, which is neither a Fort nor a Pub. Old Fort Pub is named...More

3  Thank SavantIII_11
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