mitchelville - 1862

Park Master Plan

The re-creation of Mitchelville will allow visitors to re-live historic Mitchelville as it existed in the 19th century.

Mitchelville Freedom Park will one day offer visitors a multi-dimensional freedom celebration that includes historical, cultural, social, political, economic and spiritual components. Parts of the original town of Mitchelville will be recreated, and the Freedom Park will feature a series of ever changing learning opportunities in the form of revolving exhibits, lectures, forums, tours and cultural programs.

park plan The re-creation of Mitchelville will allow visitors to re-live historic Mitchelville as it existed in the 19th century. This historic site, drenched in Hilton Head’s pristine island atmosphere, will one day be known as the Lowcountry’s jewel Civil War attraction, inspiring visitors from around the world to travel to South Carolina to experience the people of Mitchelville’s first sweet taste of freedom.