Battery White, Georgetown

#6 of 6 in Historic Sites in Georgetown
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Battery White was an artillery battery constructed by the Confederates during the American Civil War. Built in 1862–63 to defend Winyah Bay on the South Carolina coast, the battery was strongly situated and constructed; however, it was inadequately manned, and was captured without resistance during the final months of the war.

The battery is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It is located on private land, but is open to the public.

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  • The Battery White area is part of the Belle Isle condo community where we stayed in July 2017. Most of the Battery had fallen away due to time and elements, but it is still interesting to see the...  more »
  • Visiting at my sister's vacation home in Georgetown SC.

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