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Charleston, South Carolina

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

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The Birthplace of the Carolinas

In 1670, a group of English settlers landed on this marshy point off the Ashley River with the intention of starting a colony, and the rest is history. The centerpiece of this state park is the Adventure, a replica of a 17th-century sailing ship, similar to the vessel that the early colonists would have used for transportation.

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