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Charles Towne Landing SHS

. Description:  Renovated Park Reopened August 17, 2006 with new interactive Visitor Center  Site of the first English settlement in 1670 includes reconstructed fortifications and replica trading vessel "Adventure."   Features natural habitat zoo with species present in the area in 1670 and experimental crop garden with representative crops of the time.
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1500 Old Towne Rd
Charleston SC 29407

Parent Organization:
South Carolina Dept of Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Phone 843 852-4200
fax 843 852-4205
South Carolina Tourism
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As of MAR 2008  6-15 $3    $5 $3.25(South Carolina Senior)  
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What kind of visit you can have: Historic representations centered around a reproduction 17th century trading vessel  in a natural habitat zoo, all located within a state park.  There is a 30 tram tour of the historic area available for $1 
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 17th century Type of Site
Buildings: ship Adventure
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Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  4 areas  first come, first served
 Snack Bar
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name Gift Shop    


Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking 1/2 mile natural trail, 7 mile hiking trail    
Athletic Facilities      
Other Bicycle rental, playground    
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Charleston International Airport
City Hall Council Chamber Historic Place
German Friendly Society Historic Place
Historic Charleston Foundation History Related Organization
Alliance of National Heritage Areas History Related Organization
Preservation Society of  History Related Organization
Heyward-Washington House House Museum
Aiken-Rhett House House Museum
Calhoun Mansion House Museum
Joseph Manigault House House Museum
Drayton Hall House Museum
Philip Porcher House House Museum
Avery Research Center for African American History 
Best Friend of Charleston Museum
   Gibbes Museum of Art
   South Carolina Historical Society
   Confederate Museum Charleston
Children's Museum - Low Country
   Charleston Museum
   John Rivers Communication Museum   
   Cold War Submarine Memorial Foundation
54th Mass Volunteer Infantry Co Reenacting Resource
South Carolina Aquarium Science
USS Yorktown Specialty Museum
Macaulay Museum of Dental History Specialty Museum
South Carolina Tourism Office  Tourism Information
Charleston CVB Tourism Information
National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary Tourism Information
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Campground at James Island County Park 871 Riverland Dr
Charleston SC  29412
843 795-7275

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Lowndes Grove Plantation 255 Saint Margaret Street
Charleston SC 29403
843 723-8438
1837 B&B Tearoom 126 Wentworth Street
Charleston SC 29401
843 723-7166
Ashley Inn B&B 201 Ashley Avenue
Charleston SC 29403
843 723-1848
Belvedere B&B 40 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston SC 29401
843 722-0973
Cannoboro Inn B&B 184 Ashley Avenue
Charleston SC 29403
843 723-8572
King George IV Inn 32 George Street
Charleston SC 29401
843 723-9339
Villa de la Fontaine B&B 38 Wentworth Street
Charleston SC 29401
843 577-7709

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Best Western Inn 1540 Savannah Highway
Charleston SC 29407
843 571-6100
Holiday Inn 301 Savannah Highway
Charleston SC 29407
843 556-7100
Howard Johnson 250 Spring Street
Charleston SC 29407
843 722-4000
Intown Suites 2236 Savannah Highway
Charleston SC 29407
843 763-8031
Motel 6 2058 Savannah Highway
Charleston SC 29407
843 556-5144
Pine Castle Motel 2190 Savannah Highway
Charleston SC 29407
843 766-8931
Residence Inn 90 Ripley Pointe
Charleston SC 29407
843 571-7979
Sheraton 170 Lockwood Boulevard
Charleston SC 29407
843 723-3000
Springhill Suites by Marriott 98 Ripley Pointe
Charleston SC 29407
843 571-1711
Town & Country Inn 2008 Savannah Highway
Charleston SC 29407
843 571-1000
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