Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, Charleston

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The site of the first English settlement along the coast of the Carolinas, Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site highlights flora and fauna. Different aspects of colonial daily life have been recreated, such as the experimental crop garden, which showcases crops cultivated by settlers. A natural zoo habitat reintroduces native species that roamed the woods in 1670s. Explore the "Adventure," a reconstructed, 17th-century cargo ship modeled after the vessels that brought goods from abroad. After touring the ship, you can view artifacts that are still being studied by scientists in the exhibit hall. Make Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site part of your personalized Charleston itinerary using our Charleston trip itinerary planning website .
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  • This well kept park is well articulated I. SignGe throughout. We enjoyed the native animals in their habitat and the views of the grounds, marshlands and mansion. Very enjoyable couple of hours.  more »
  • What I love about America is the respect and revence for its history - the park was crowded with visitors looking for a glimpse of the past. A large park of great beauty with wonderful exhibits showin...  more »
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  • We visited this place to take professional pictures but at the same time we took a tour of this beautiful park with a wonderful volunteer named Dan he was super nice and informative. He really knew about the history of this park he made us feel welcomed. I also want to thank him and the park for being so accommodating to my husband who is disabled to help him enjoy the park without the need to make him walk.
  • My 16 month old daughter loves this place. She starts asking to see the bear the second we arrive. There is a zoo with native animals. My wife and I enjoyed the museum. The boat has been redone and it is very interesting because you can climb aboard. There are also great walking and biking paths. A full-size replica of the town is also very neat. You can't go wrong here.

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