Day in the Life of a Sailor

1500 Old Towne RD
Charleston, SC 29407


Maritime trade and travel were vital to the success of the young Carolina colony. Board Charleston's only reproduction 17th century sailing ketch, Adventure, docked in Old Towne Creek. Discover some of the many aspects of maritime trade and travel during the 17th century. See some of the tools used by sailors and some of the products they shipped.

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Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

1500 Old Towne RD
Charleston, SC 29407



  • July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Every Day
  • State Park Service 75th Anniversary
  • Ranger Demonstration
  • Meeting Place : The "Adventure" and wharf area The "Adventure" ship and wharf area
  • Event Hours : The Adventure is open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily