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Trip Itinerary

Travel and Accommodations Details

  • Charter bus transportation with departure from Lowes Home Improvement Center, 842 Pike Street, Marietta, at 6:00 a.m. and WV Park & Ride at the intersection of US 50 and I-77, Parkersburg WV, at 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2023.   

  • Admission and narrated tours of each of the attractions, battlefields, and sites indicated.  Note that admission fees to attractions in Charleston during our free-time there on Thursday evening and Friday afternoon, November 9-10, 2023, are specifically excluded. 

  • Accommodations 

    • Wednesday evening, November 8, 2023, by Hampton Inn, 122 Wall Street, Camden SC  29020; 

    • Thursday evening, November 9, 2023, by Holiday Inn Express Charleston, 350 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant SC  29464; 

    • Friday evening, November 10, 2023, by Hilton Garden Inn, 1500 Queen Street, Beaufort SC  29901,

    • Saturday evening, November 11, 2023, by Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 895 Spartan Boulevard, Spartanburg SC  29301. 

  • Dining venues are easily accessible from our hotels and, when required, transportation will be provided. 

  • Other than complimentery breakfasts provided by our hotels and the Gullah Geechee luncheon served at Boon Hall and Gardens Plantation on Friday, November 10, 2023, no meals or gratuities are included.

  • Our charter bus will return to the WVDOT Park and Ride in Parkersburg at approximately 7:35 p.m. and Lowe’s Home Improvement Center in Marietta at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2023.

Summary Field Trip Itinerary


Day 1 - Travel from Marketta and Parkersburg to Camden, SC (early a.m. departure)

Battle of Camden Battlefield Tour 
Battle of Hobkirk's Hill

Maj. Gen. Baron Johan DeKalb Monument

Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution Museum

Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site


Day 2 - Travel from Camden to Charleston, SC (early a.m. departure)

HL Hunley Museum & Exhibit, North Charleston

Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens Tour, "Explore Gullah Culture" presentation and Gullah luncheon, Mt. Pleasant

Breach Inlet, Sullivan's Island

Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island


Day 3 - Travel from Charleston to Beaufort, SC (late afternoon departure)

Charleston Harbor & Fort Sumter Boat Tour

Free Afternoon in Charleston's Historic District


Day 4 - Travel from Beaufort to Spartanburg, SC (late afternoon departure)

Penn Center Heritage Celebration

Camp Saxton

Robert Smalls Home and Family Cemetery

Reconstruction Era Museum

Beaufort National Cemetery


Day 5 - Travel from Spartanburg, SC to Marietta and Parkersburg (early a.m. departure) 

Cowpens National Battlefield

Historic National Cemetery, Salisbury, North Carolina

Destination Details & History

Fees and Details

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