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. Touch 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 distance St. James Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherry Hill School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Religion in Mitchelville/School in Mitchelville (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Dawn of Freedom: Mitchelville (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Port Royal/William Fitzhugh and Black Sailors in the Union Navy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Black Troops on Hilton Head (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 5,770 times since then and 517 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.