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Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site

222 Broad St.
Camden, SC 29020
Phone:
(803) 432-9841

A 107-acre outdoor museum complex and the site of the British headquarters during the occupation of Camden in 1780-81. Included are two circa-1800 log houses, and the authentically reconstructed Kershaw-Cornwallis House, a stop on the Revolutionary War Trail. Commandeered by Lord Cornwallis during the Revolution, the Kershaw-Cornwallis House served as the British headquarters during the war. Trails lead visitors to fortifications, a powder magazine, picnic facilities and nature trail. A large variety of local crafts, period reproductions and other special gift selections are found in the gift shop. Special events include Revolutionary War Field Days on the first weekend in November with living history demonstrations, regimental drills, daily battles and other festivities. Open Tue–Sat: 10 am -5 pm, and 1–5 pm on Sunday, except major holidays. $5 admission to the site; guided tours are an additional $5. Military/student discounts available.