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Battery Number 5

Charleston, SC
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Good starting point to discover Charleston

I have chosen this place to start my tour through Charleston. It is a very nice park with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
xpart04
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Prague, Czech Republic
The Battery & more

Yes, this area is White Point Garden, but also located in the Battery. It is a lovely spot to take... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Denden13
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

I have chosen this place to start my tour through Charleston. It is a very nice park with beautiful and huge trees with a sea view. There is quite a lot of parking space around the park (in my opinion a good place to leave...More

1  Thank xpart04
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Yes, this area is White Point Garden, but also located in the Battery. It is a lovely spot to take in the history of Charleston. We parked by the water (it if free & no time limit) & just walked around until we came upon...More

Thank Denden13
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Well, this is listed as White Point Garden, but in reality Battery No. 5 is listed with the National Register of Historic Sites and is a 2 acre historic battery on James Island, SC. It was the east end of the James Island Seige Line....More

Thank Terrie J
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very nice park setting in the historical section of Charleston, lined with cannons and mortars, like the ones used in the defense of Charleston.

Thank SoCalOregonian
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

The area is called White Point Gardens - great place to walk around - a lot of flowers - see the large homes - take a break on the benches - One of the best free Parks in Charleston

Thank edcmoverman
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Really nice waterside park with historical interest -think Civil War. Easy to park, walk past nearby Rainbow Row and a great place for a picnic

Thank petervance
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Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This area includes a nice park, and is surrounded by beautiful homes. It's a perfect place for a relaxing walk with views of the harbor.

1  Thank moose444
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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Walked along the area by accident, found a cute little park and some unusual old civil war cannons. Actually the civil war started from here against Fort Sumter. Felt part of our history.

1  Thank CDM49
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Nice outside park allows dog off leash on certain hours. Views of the Harbor and gorgeous homes on the battery.

1  Thank William P
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

I admit it/ I'm a history freak, particularly the Civil War. With that proviso this is FAR more than a pretty park. This is a site from which Confederates actually fired on Ft. Sumter to initiate the war. And, there you are are actually standing...More

3  Thank Kevin L
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