Walk Among The Ruins Of A Colonial-Era Ghost Town At Dorchester In South Carolina

With oodles of historic sites to visit, the Lowcountry of South Carolina contains a treasure trove of wonder for those enthralled by the history of South Carolina – especially from the Colonial period and moving forward.

The entrance to Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site is found just west of Old Trolley Road in Summerville, a mere 26 miles northwest of another historic site in South Carolina: the Battery at White Point Gardens in downtown Charleston.

Colonial Dorchester is open year-round. The hours are 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. during daylight savings time and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. the remainder of the year. A small admission fee is required for access. Learn more from the official website for South Carolina State Parks.

Address: Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site, 300 State Park Rd, Summerville, SC 29485, USA