Colonial Dorchester Walking Tour Trail—Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site Professional Guide
Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook
"This unique hike takes you back in time, exploring the remains of a bustling riverfront town. From tannery to tavern, seamstress to schoolhouse, Dorchester was a thriving 18th-century pre-war town. Walking from one exhibit to the next, follow along with the park’s interpretive brochure. While you educate yourself on colonial history, the dogs enjoy a pleasant stroll in the park.
Within easy reach of Charleston, you’ll find the peaceful Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site. The park proudly sits upon the registry of National Historic Places, and as you delve into the details, you’ll see why. Hundreds of years ago, Dorchester was a bustling hub of trade and commerce."