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.

Address: 398 State Park Rd, Clinton, SC 29325, USA