Fort Fremont History Series launching this January at St. Helena Library

    While the Fort Fremont Preserve is closed during construction of the Interpretive Center, the Friends of Fort Fremont are presenting a FREE series of Historical Lectures for all ages to learn & enjoy!

    Fort Fremont was built in 1898 on St. Helena Island to defend the U.S. Naval Station, Port Royal, on Parris Island. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. While the Fort Fremont Preserve is closed during construction of an Interpretive Center by Beaufort County, the Friends of Fort Fremont is presenting historical lectures on one Saturday each month. For more information, call the St. Helena Library at 843-255-6487.

    Lecture series begin at 10:30 A.M. and will take place at the Saint Helena Branch Library at 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior Road, St. Helena Island, SC 29920. This special series is sponsored by the Friends of Fort Fremont. To learn more visit


    Bringing History to Life, Fort Fremont Dioramas
    Presented by Dennis Cannady, Master Modeler
    January 25, 10:30 AM

    Preserving Fort Fremont Artifacts
    Presented by Mr. Roderick Kesting
    February 22, 10:30 AM

    History of U.S. Coast Defense
    Presented by Mr. Theodore Panayotoff
    March 21, 10:30 AM



    Cover photo by Michael Tillison, Friends of Fort Fremont