Santa Elena History Center, Beaufort

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Visit the Santa Elena History Center to learn the full story of America's early history through Santa Elena the Spanish capital settled by Pedro Menendez in 1566 right here in Beaufort, SC
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  • Staying in Beaufort for a few days we wandered down to this history center. Great sense of history prior the Revolutionary War and after. Interesting information between the Spanish, French and...  more »
  • Located in the small former federal courthouse (you can also take a peek at the jail cells where prisoners waiting to be taken into the courtroom), this museum focuses on the Spanish colonial period.....  more »
  • Center with great exhibits commemorating the 1st European colonial capital in the New World. History bluffs will be floored
  • What a great place to visit! Definitely check out this gem, a lot of care and prep went into creating it.
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