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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.
Photographed 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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationForts and CastlesNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2001.
 
Location. 32° 18.376′ N, 80° 40.54′ W. Marker is on Parris Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Belleau Wood Road, on the right. At the end of Belleau Wood Rd, north end of the circle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parris Island SC 29905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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);
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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 from this marker); Aqui Estuvo España (within shouting distance of this marker); Parris Island Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Parris Island Plantations (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parris Island.
 
Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2009
2. Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker
located at the Belleau Wood Rd circle
Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site Marker along the north hiking trail image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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 was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,987 times since then and 160 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 27, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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