White Point Gardens and the Battery

White Point Gardens and the Battery

Located in Charleston, Charleston County, SC.

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Located in the heart of Charleston's historic district, this prominent landmark provides a spectacular view of Charleston Harbor, where the Ashley and Cooper rivers empty into the Atlantic Ocean. It was first used as a public garden in 1837. With the outbreak of the Civil War, it became a fortification for the city. Today, you will also find an impressive display of historic weaponry used to shell and defend the city. Also, there are a number of sculptures and monuments, plus a restored bandstand.

Note that there are no public restrooms here or in the vicinity.


Features and Facilities

Water Features

Public Restrooms

  • No (unfortunately)

Hours of Operation

  • Always open

Admission or Parking Fee

  • Free

Facility Rental

  • To reserve this park for a wedding or other event, contact the City of Charleston Recreation Department at 843-724-7327.

How to Get There

  • Located in downtown Charleston on the block bounded by King Street, South Battery Street, East Battery, and Murray Blvd.

Latitude 32.7699, Longitude -79.9304

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