Take An Easy Loop Trail To Enter Another World At Musgrove Mill Historic Site In South Carolina
History abounds in the Palmetto State and hiking through history, if you haven’t tried it, is like taking a step into another world, particularly if you’re hiking through the ruins of an encampment or battlefield. There’s a woodsy trail at Musgrove Mill State Historic site that leads into the 1780s. Complete with kiosks filled with insight into the significant Battle of Musgrove Mill, it’s also an easy trek around one of the most significant battles of the American Revolution.
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South Carolina’s history runs deep, both emotionally and within the continuum of time. The Battle of Musgrove Mill was short-lived and took place on August 19, 1780, two hundred and forty years ago.
Musgrove Mill Historic Site is a mere seven miles from Interstate 26. Have you discovered the history found at this site? It’s open daily with hours that vary by season. A small admission fee per person is required. As of this writing, the British Trail here is currently under renovations after some damage sustained by a storm. Call ahead to find out if the trail has reopened before embarking on a journey to this site. The number is (864)938-0100. Learn more from the official website for South Carolina Parks.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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