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Fort Fremont

1126 State Rd S-7-45, Lands End Road, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920
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Fort Fremont

It’s a little hard to find, its back in a neighborhood down a dirt road. But worth the effort to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa J
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Plant City, Florida
via mobile
The Fort was a Guardian of the River

A bit unassuming of an entrance but easy enough to find. The location was key to the reason this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
R2Ontheroad
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Belleville, Illinois
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1126 State Rd S-7-45, Lands End Road, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920
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"spanish american war"
in 14 reviews
"parris island"
in 8 reviews
"bring a flashlight"
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"military history"
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"trailer park"
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"out of the way"
in 4 reviews
"an adventure"
in 3 reviews
"interesting historical site"
in 2 reviews
"state of the art"
in 2 reviews
"long ride"
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"gun batteries"
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"off season"
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"off the beaten track"
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"photo ops"
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"my sister"
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"walk around"
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"graffiti"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a little hard to find, its back in a neighborhood down a dirt road. But worth the effort to find. It’s actually bigger than I thought it was going to be. There is a fence around it but the gate is open and you...More

Thank Lisa J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit unassuming of an entrance but easy enough to find. The location was key to the reason this fort was built. I can not imagine the deafening sound of those cannon made. You need the signage and a little imagination but I could see...More

Thank R2Ontheroad
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every 4 th Saturday of the month a program about Fort Fremont and Coastal Artillary is held at the St Helena Library and then a tour of the site is held. Very nice tour and good history.

Thank Bill E
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Very cool old Fort. A piece of military history and the Spanish American War. Self guided tour of the bunkers and gun turrets. Great views out across the river to Parris Island. I little warning to small children. Some of the bunkers have some foul...More

Thank IslandAdventure4
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Before going to Fort Fremont I recommend stopping at the Saint Helena Island Library, on the same road to Fort Fremont, to see their scale model of the fort when it was in operation and a model of a disappearing gun. That will make the...More

1  Thank tannenbaum1
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Our group of two faculty and nine members of our Military History Club thoroughly enjoyed our morning at both the Library and Museum. The staff and volunteers are knowledgeable and with a mix of media presentations, provide a great overview of Fort Fremont and its...More

Thank MiHiCl
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed exploring the ruins of Fort Fremont. It was easy to find and get into. I love places like this!

Thank JuneNY
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This is a late 19th century gun battery that was used to defend the coast around the Spanish American War. The fort is cast concrete, and you can see where the gun turrets were mounted, go inside the powder magazines, walk down to the edge...More

2  Thank Gatorgolfer
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

This gem is hidden away at the end of a long road. No entrance fee, no fee to park, no staff, just a small gate to climb through with a few sign posted warnings. Really interesting from a historical perspective. Plenty of the original buildings...More

Thank Lynne M
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

We found Fort Fremont to be very historically interesting. We enjoyed touring, reading the signs and taking photos. There's even access to a beach. It's near Beaufort, SC and the Marine Corps Air Station, too.

Thank 10Annie10
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sheddie132016
October 14, 2017|
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Response from IslandWebwitch | Property representative |
The park is open from dawn to dusk. Enjoy!
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wolflady1991
March 10, 2015|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
No cost. This site is not active with guides. It's open with few signs. Suggest doing history on net before seeing it for better understanding the Fort.
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