Fort San Felipe, Santa Elena, Charlesfort And San Marcos

Parris Island Marine Corps Depot
Parris Island, SC 29905

Description

This site covers the 1562 French settlement known as Charlesfort and the 1566-1587 Spanish village of Santa Elena. Remains of the Spanish forts San Felipe and San Marcos are still visible. Exhibits, a nature overlook and a nature/history trail also are on site.

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Parris Island Marine Corps Depot
Parris Island, SC 29905

 

Details

  • Admission : Free
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Daily dawn to dusk