en.infoglobe.cz » USA, South Carolina: Beaufort

USA, South Carolina: Beaufort

Published: 18.9.2020
The most romantic city in South Carolina. That's what people like to call the charming Beaufort. For example, the city offers beautiful 18th century architecture.

We will first take you to Parris Island, home to a gigantic military base where 20,000 recruits undergo long weeks of demanding training to become Marines. But Parris Island is not just about the base. If you are a golf fan, you can play a few holes at The Legends Golf Course. Just watch out for alligators!

Beaufort

In addition, we recommend going to the Parris Island Museum, which focuses on American Marines as well as the history of the island itself. Also stop by the chocolate tree and buy a famous box of chocolates, as mentioned by Forest Gump in the movie of the same name. Yes, this is where the bench scene from the world-famous film was filmed.

Parris Island Museum

Also worth noting is the Parris Island Lighthouse, built in the early 1880s, is the oldest building on the island. Although it no longer serves its purpose, it is still a monument that is at least worth seeing.

A very interesting place is also the Beaufort National Cemetery, which is considered one of the most beautiful in America. It is on the list of national historical monuments and buried the victims of the American Civil War, ie both Union and Confederate soldiers, including their families (a total of almost 19,000 people).

Beaufort National Cemetery

Speaking of military, we will take you to Fort Fremont, which was built during the Spanish-American War. It used to be a significant part of the coastal defense because the fort defended the island's replenishment base on Parris Island. Unfortunately, the remains of this fortress are in a state that can best be described as ruins. However, the fortress is currently being reconstructed.

Beaufort

If you would like to learn more about the history of the city and its surroundings, then we will refer you to the Beaufort History Museum, which was built in the late 1930s and today offers a comprehensive insight into the history of the region thanks to a wide range of exhibits. There are also exhibits focused on the daily life of the original inhabitants, the civil war, post-war reconstruction, but also the present.

GPS: 32°26'35.2"N 80°40'54.8"W

 

Text: Maxim Kucer

Photos: Wikipedia.org: Cdamgen, BeaufortTiger, BeafortTiger (2)U.S. Marine Corps, Gnhn



Discussion at the article (0)


Related Articles

USA, South Carolina: Charleston – Local Museums
Published: 3.4.2020
In the previous episode, we have explored sites referring to plantation, which for a long time has been an important segment of the economy of the American South.

USA, South Carolina – Hilton Head Island
Published: 25.9.2020
This Friday we will take you to Hilton Head Island, which is one of the relatively new holiday discoveries in the USA. It was connected to the mainland by a bridge only in the mid-1950s, and in the last decade the local population has experienced a population boom as the island's population has doubled. Today, more than two and a half million tourists a year on this promontory of the South Carolina coast.

USA, South Carolina – Wandering in Small-Town Carolina
Published: 2.10.2020
Today we will visit South Carolina again, this time we have selected some of the most interesting towns for you.

USA, South Carolina: Charleston – The Firsts
Published: 10.4.2020
Today we visit Charleston for the third time. Before we go to the streets, we will have a few interesting things.

USA, South Carolina – Charleston A Romantic Breeze of the Old South
Published: 27.3.2020
Today we move from the Midwest to South Carolina, specifically to the city of Charleston, where we taste the romantic gust of the American South.

Place

Czech republic

Partners:

We were awarded the certificate even thanks to you!

Dôveryhodná firma 2017

 

Guide:

Important Information:

Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.

Mobile application:

aplikácia Infoglobe

stiahnuť zadarmo pre Androidstiahnuť zadarmo pre iPhone

 

 

Today:thursday 22. 10. 2020
Holiday:Sabina
Today:
thursday 22.10.
15 °C
Tomorrow:
friday 23.10.
15 °C