Shown is one of the many historical markers at the Santa Elena/Charlesfort historical site on Parris Island.  The markers dot the southern part of the island where French and Spanish settlers built outposts and later the town of Santa Elena during the 16th and 17th centuries.
Shown is one of the many historical markers at the Santa Elena/Charlesfort historical site on Parris Island. The markers dot the southern part of the island where French and Spanish settlers built outposts and later the town of Santa Elena during the 16th and 17th centuries.
Shown is one of the many historical markers at the Santa Elena/Charlesfort historical site on Parris Island. The markers dot the southern part of the island where French and Spanish settlers built outposts and later the town of Santa Elena during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Historic site recalls Lowcountry's French, Spanish past

August 13, 2010 12:00 AM

UPDATED August 13, 2010 10:03 PM

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