Battery & White Point Gardens, Charleston

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Once a weapon-filled defensive site, Battery & White Point Gardens is now designed for peace and tranquility. As you walk through the pleasant park and gardens, you can examine cannons, statues, and other monuments, including a bronze bust of famous poet, novelist, and historian W.G. Simms. Look for the commemorative marker for a pirate captain and his crew who were hung at the site about 300 years ago. All your wandering will be in the shadow of many large antebellum houses, surrounded by oak trees and overlooking the Charleston Harbor. The gardens are suitable for picnicking, recreation, photography, and other leisurely activities. Plan to see Battery & White Point Gardens and other attractions that appeal to you using our Charleston itinerary maker.
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  • Very well maintained. Great place for joggers. A great place to learn about history of the areas. Great photo opt places 
  • This park has a lot of history and several historical signs talk about the different wars fought in the area. There are cannons and statues. There are also two beautiful water fountains. If you are wa...  more »
  • This is a beautiful park with quite a bit of history. There are many statues, monuments, and old cannons. A prime example of this is a monument in the southeast corner of the park that commemorates th...  more »