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The Heritage Library, History & Ancestry Research Center

The Heritage Library is a non-profit library offering research assistance on ancestry in addition to classes and tours focused on Hilton Head Island’s history from prehistory to the modern era. The Heritage Library owns two historic sites, Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation and the Historic Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum on the corner of William Hilton Parkway & Mathews Drive


upcoming events:

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

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2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

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Beginning May 18 @ 10:30 am

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

Find Out More

Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

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Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

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Beginning May 20 @ 10:30 am

Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

Find Out More

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

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2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

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Beginning May 25 @ 10:30 am

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

Find Out More

Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

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Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

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Beginning May 27 @ 10:30 am

Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

Find Out More

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

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2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

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Beginning June 01 @ 10:30 am

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

Find Out More

Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

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Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

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Beginning June 03 @ 10:30 am

Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

Find Out More

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

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2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

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Beginning June 08 @ 10:30 am

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

Find Out More

Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

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Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

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Beginning June 10 @ 10:30 am

Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

Find Out More

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

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2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

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Beginning June 15 @ 10:30 am

2021 Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour

TUESDAYS, 10:30 AM

APRIL 6 -OCTOBER 12, 2021

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

VISIT THE GRAVESITES OF FOUR REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROES AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE BLOODY SKIRMISH THAT WAS FOUGHT JUST STEPS AWAY.

The Island’s history comes to life every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial era on Hilton Head Island and more as you tour one of the island’s most intriguing sites.

Cost: $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

This tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures.

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Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

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Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

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Beginning June 17 @ 10:30 am

Ft Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, a site on the National Register of Historic Places

Thursdays, 10:30 am April 8 - October 14, 2021

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours

Limited to 8 people per tour to ensure social distancing

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. 

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours. 

This tour is located at Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island

We are committed to the safety of our volunteers and our guests. We encourage our guests to wear masks during all Heritage Library events. Social distancing will be practiced at The Heritage Library and at our Historic Sites. We are also participating in enhanced cleaning procedures. 

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