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Fort Howell

Dillon Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926, USA

Fort Howell is an earthenworks fort constructed in 1864 by the Union during their occupation of Hilton Head Island. Its purpose was to protect the freedman's village, Mitchelville, from attack.


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Located near the intersection of Beach City Road and Dillon Road.

Available Interpretation

Weekly tours, signage

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Admission Fee

Free, additional cost for guided tours


Sunrise to sunset



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