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Near Ninety Six in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Walking Tour of the Park

 
 
Walking Tour of the Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, May 24, 2016
1. Walking Tour of the Park Marker
Inscription. Follow the paved path to explore a colonial roadbed, Revolutionary War siegeworks and the original Star Fort, the site of the early town of Ninety Six, the reconstructed Stockade Fort of 1781, and the Logan Log House. The one-mile walk starts out in sparse woods and meanders through fields. There is a steep incline between the old town site and the Stockade Fort, which may be a challenge for some people.

To avoid the climb you may start your tour on the path to the right of the park entrance, which loops in reverse to Logan Log House, Williamson's Fort, and other places of interest. Smaller upaved routes, shown on the map, like the Cherokee Path Trail and the Gouedy Trail, offer a chance to hike in the woods and enjoy the natural scenery.

Stay on the trail and be alert for poison ivy, stinging insects, and venomous snakes
Please give yourself at least an hour and bring plenty of water, especially in summer.
This is a National Park Service area. Please help us preserve the park by respecting the grounds and the exhibits. Digging for and collecting artifacts are prohibited. If you find such things during your visit, please tell a park ranger.
 
Erected by National Park Service: Ninety Six National Historical Site.
 
Location.
Walking Tour of the Park Map image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, May 24, 2016
2. Walking Tour of the Park Map
34° 8.802′ N, 82° 1.373′ W. Marker is near Ninety Six, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker can be reached from South Carolina Route 248 0.1 miles north of Louden Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is at the start of a paved loop trail at the Ninety Six National Historic Site Visitor Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1103 Hwy 248, Ninety Six SC 29666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Siege of Ninety Six (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninety Six in the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninety Six National Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Why Is It Called Ninety Six? (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Logan Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to James Birmingham (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Birmingham (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Ninety Six.
 
Regarding Walking Tour of the Park. The marker includes a trail map (Photo #2) as well as pictures of potential hazards along the route: black widow spider, fire ants, copperhead snake, poison ivy and wasp.
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Walking Tour of the Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, May 24, 2016
3. Walking Tour of the Park Marker
Looking east down the walking trail.
Walking Tour of the Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, May 24, 2016
4. Walking Tour of the Park Marker
Looking west toward the Visitor Center rest area and park entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page was last revised on July 11, 2016.
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