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Parris Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site

 
 
Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker
Inscription.
Has Been Designated A
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses National significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
2001
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 2001 by U.S.Dept. of the Interior. (Marker Number # 74001822.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 32° 18.376′ N, 80° 40.54′ W. Marker is in Parris Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Belleau Wood Road, on the right. Click for map. At the end of Belleau Wood Rd, north end of the circle. Marker is in this post office area: Parris Island SC 29905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort San Marcos (a few steps from this marker); Northern Most Known Bastion of Spanish Florida (a few steps from this marker); Fort San Marcos & The Ribaut Monument (a few steps from this marker); Jean Ribault Monument (a few steps from this marker); The First Inhabitants (a few steps
Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
2. Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker
located at the Belleau Wood Rd circle
from this marker); Aqui Estuvo Espaρa (within shouting distance of this marker); Parris Island Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Parris Island Plantations (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Parris Island.
 
Also see . . .
1. Charlesfort-Santa Elena. (Submitted on June 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Charlesfort - Santa Elena. - Santa Elena (Submitted on June 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationForts, CastlesNotable Places
 
Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker along the north hiking trail image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
3. Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker along the north hiking trail
National Historic Landmark: Charlesfort--Santa Elena Site *** (added 1974 - Site - #74001822) • Also known as Ribault Monument;San Marcos;San Felipe;38BU51 • Address Restricted, Beaufort • Historic Significance: Information Potential • Area of Significance: Military, Historic - Non-Aboriginal • Cultural Affiliation: Spanish Colonial, French Colonial • Period of Significance: 1500-1599 • Owner: Federal • Historic Function: Defense • Historic Sub-function: Military Facility • Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture • Current Sub-function: Museum, Underwater •
Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker ( AKA Ribault Monument;San Marcos;San Felipe ); image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
4. Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker ( AKA Ribault Monument;San Marcos;San Felipe );
see nearby Markers for Ribault Monument
French Tribute image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
5. French Tribute
The first French stronghold on this continent
Tabby pylons outline a part of the : image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
6. Tabby pylons outline a part of the :
Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site -Ribaut Monument;San Marcos;San Felipe site
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,386 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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