Parris Island will host Iron Man bike tour

info@islandpacket.comApril 15, 2013 

The Parris Island Historical and Museum Society will sponsor the Iron Mike Bike Tour of historic Parris Island May 4.

The Iron Mike Bike Tour is 15 scenic miles and takes riders on a 16-stop tour of Parris Island's history, including several archaeological , colonial plantation and military historic sites. At some of the stops along the way, museum representatives will be available to discuss the history and culture of Parris Island.

The tour is self guided and starts at the Parris Island Museum, Bldg. 111. Directions will be available at the gate. Rest stops are available along the route.

Riders can begin at their leisure between 9 a.m. and noon. The event is free and open to the public. Those who join the historical society ($20 annual membership) will receive a free event T-shirt.

A driver's license, registration and proof of insurance are required to access the base. Base policy requires cyclists to wear helmets.

Details: 843-228-2951,

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