Learn about the Historic Sites of Hilton Head!

The Heritage Library will present a special talk and PowerPoint presentation about Hilton Head Island's storied past and historic sites to acquaint visitors with our history.  There is a map that is given out that you can then use for your own self-guided tour of the sites and you are encouraged to explore them on their … Continue reading Learn about the Historic Sites of Hilton Head!

Visit Historic Fort Howell

Towards the end of Beach City Road is the 5 acre site containing Fort Howell, a Civil War era earthworks fort. Built in 1864 , it was to protect the freedmen's village of Mitchelville and to improve the defenses of Hilton Head.   In 1862, Mitchelville was established near current Beach City Road and was the … Continue reading Visit Historic Fort Howell