VideoAn overview of the archaeological excavations at Fort Frederick.
Inevitable Evolution of Fort Frederick
A crumbling Colonial fort becomes the foundation for Emancipation Day. Nine historians and archaeologists follow Fort Frederick's lineage as it becomes the birthplace of Reconstruction.
Fort Frederick Archaeology | Digital Shorts
A History of Fort Frederick | Digital Shorts
Video280 years ago, the colonial government in Port Royal conceded to the settlers’ demands for a new fort for protection from a Spanish incursion. Although its original mission was short-lived, in 1863...
Fort Frederick Tabby Restoration | Digital Shorts
VideoTabby was the concrete of 18th century coastal Carolina. Making tabby is nearly a lost art, but is kept alive today by a master craftsman.
SCDNR Public Outreach | Digital Shorts
VideoEngaging the public in archaeology around South Carolina is a key mission for SCDNR and archaeologists everywhere.
Fort Frederick, Chapter 1
VideoPort Royal Sound has unique characteristics that make it the epicenter for some of the most important events in American History. Fort Frederick saw its share. An archaeological survey begins.
Fort Frederick, Chapter 6
VideoWar and emancipation. The Port Royal Experiment begins.
Fort Frederick, Chapter 9
VideoThe crumbling tabby of Fort Frederick will stand for another generation, now as a focus of Beaufort’s Reconstruction Era National Park.
Fort Frederick, Chapter 4
VideoTime has degraded the tabby walls of the old fort. A master craftsman has the right recipe for restoration.
Fort Frederick, Chapter 3
VideoThe Colonials arrive in Port Royal and the Crown allocates funds for a fort.
Fort Frederick, Chapter 2
VideoAncient American Indians were the first occupiers of Port Royal. The plan for a large archaeological expedition are finalized.