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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 November 2016
Terrie J
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles 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. It is located on Riverland Drive on James Island is now in a developed area.... More 

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Murrieta, California
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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hanahan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

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

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 where history was made. There are even guns displayed that we're fired in that barrage.... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Battery Number 5 is just a small historical piece, but it is located in Battery Park, also known as Whitepoint Garden. The area is wrapped around on two sides by the Charleston Harbor, which is a beautiful waterway. From here you can see Fort Sumter and Castle Pinckney. The park is lined with big oak trees and is a great... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015

Ever since I was a small child, we have been coming to this gorgeous location. It's quiet, full of history, and has a beautiful view of the water and patriot's point. It's historic and a must-see while in this city. Parking is free on the battery, but hard to come by. Dogs are also allowed on these grassy grounds to... More 

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