Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site
300 State Park RD | Summerville, SC 29485 | Phone: 843-873-1740 | colonialdorchester@scprt.com

By The Numbers

Here's a quick, by the numbers view of what Colonial Dorchester has to offer:

  • 1 oyster-shell concrete tabby fort named Fort Dorchester -- the best-preserved tabby fortification in the country
  • 1 old brick bell tower of St. George's Anglican Church
  • 1 historical cemetery of St. George's Parrish
  • 1 old log shipping wharf remains that are visible at low tide
  • 1 interpretive trail with kiosks and exhibits to explain the history of the village that was once there
  • 1 huge archaeological treasure waiting to be uncovered
  • Countless archaeological remains and artifacts
  • 325 acres just waiting to be unearthed