Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Church Flats, SC
Church Flats is located in Hollywood, Charleston County, South Carolina. It is along the Stono River that leads to the Wadmalaw River and is home to the Church Flats Battery. The battery, which still remains on the site, was built in 1863 as a Confederate fortification to protect the area from gunboats that may travel up the river from Wadmalaw Sound. The battery contains a parapete nd powser magazine and is said to have once been armed with two 12-pound cannons.
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