Hilton Head Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Story of Fort Howell
Fort Howell did not see action, and was abandoned at wars end. One of the best preserved Civil War earthen forts in South Carolina, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011, and was designated as a National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Erected by Hilton Head Island Land Trust.
Location. 32° 13.968′ N, 80° 41.647′ W. Marker is in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker can be reached from Beach City Rd 0.1 miles south of Dillon Rd.. Touch for map. Marker is located inside Fort Howell Historic Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island SC 29926, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Troops that Built Fort Howell / Camp Baird (a few steps from this marker in Florida); General Howell / Captain Suter (a few steps from this marker); Forts of the Civil War Era (a few steps from this marker); Fort Howell - 1864 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Howell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mitchelville Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. James Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cherry Hill School (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hilton Head Island.
More about this marker. Marker is attached to a covered pavilion located within the Park
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 6, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.