Civil War Battle of Congaree Creek
It’s 1865 and General William T. Sherman has just cut a swath of destruction across Georgia and now has eyes on South Carolina. As Sherman said, “I almost tremble for her (SC) fate, but feel that she deserves all that seems in store for her.” Forces will collide at the Battle of Congaree Creek. Learn about Sherman’s march to Columbia that culminated in the City’s destruction.
First Fort Congaree
A massacre, murder and a kidnapping! These great stories are part of the Fort Congaree program! Walk to the 1718 Old Fort Congaree site and learn about the struggles of the colonial settlers and the South Carolina Native Americans. Delve into the Deerskin Economy, then travel forward in time to Fort Congaree 2 and Fort Granby.
Fort Congaree and the 18th Century tour begins at 1:00pm.