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Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site

  • 222 Broad St. Map It
  • Camden
  • Historic District/Site

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

This 107-acre outdoor museum complex emphasizes the period surrounding the British occupation of 1780. Several structures dot the site, including the 1789 Craven House, the Blacksmith Shed, and the Kershaw House, a reconstruction of the circa-1770 home of Camden's founder, Joseph Kershaw, which also served as Cornwallis's headquarters; it's furnished with period pieces. A nature trail, fortifications, powder magazine, picnic area, and crafts shop are also here. Guided tours are available.

Sight Information


U.S. 521, 1½ mi north of I–20, 222 Broad St., Camden, South Carolina, 29020, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free; $5 guided tours
  • Tues.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 2–5

Published 07/23/2015


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