Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Mitehelville Site

Marker ID: SCHM 7-23
Location: on Beach City Rd. (S-333), several hundred yards NE of its intersection with Dillon Rd. (S­334), on Hilton Head Island, SC
County: Beaufort
Coordinates: N 32° 14.08    W 080° 41.507
  32.23466666    -80.69178333
Style: Free Standing **


In 1862, after Hilton Head´s fall to Union forces in 1861, this town, planned for the area´s former slaves and named for General Ormsby M. Mitchel, began. Erected by Town of Hilton Head Island and Chicora Foundation, Inc/1995