Hilton Head Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fort Howell - 1864
Fort Howell was deeded to the Hilton Head Island Land Trust in 1993 to insure its public preservation as an historic site for current and future generations to enjoy.
Erected 1993 by Hilton Head Island Trust, Inc.
Location. 32° 14.056′ N, 80° 41.526′ W. Marker is in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is at the intersection of Beach City Road and Dillon Road, on the left when traveling north on Beach City Road. Click for map. Located near a driveway located Approx 200 feet south of Dillon Road intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Hilton Head Island SC 29926, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Howell (here, next to this marker); Mitchelville Site (within shouting St. James Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Port Royal (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hilton Head (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fish Hall Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Thomas Fenwick Drayton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Two Gallant Gentlemen from South Carolina (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hilton Head Island.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Howell, named in honor of Brigadier General Joshua B. Howell. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on April 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Union Regimental Histories United States Colored Troops Infantry. (Submitted on April 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
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