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Hawai’ian Russians: Russian Fort Elisabeth State Historical Park

Location: Waimea, Kaua’i, Hawai’i, United States Date of visit: December 14, 2015 Website: http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/parks/kauai/russian-fort-elizabeth-state-historical-park/ The Russian Fort Elisabeth State Historical Park contains the 19th century ruins of a defensive fort built in an attempt to protect Russian shipping interests and provide a provisioning port in the Pacific Ocean. Russia built two additional strongholds on the…

Redcliffe Plantation State Park

Site: Redcliffe Plantation State Park, Aiken County, South Carolina, US Date of Visit: August 9, 2015 Website: http://southcarolinaparks.com/redcliffe/introduction.aspx   Redcliffe Plantation consists of 369 acres, two cabins, one horse stable, a visitor’s center, and one big ol’ house. This house was donated to the state in 1973 by John Shaw Billings, whose family built the…

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