South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Stoney Creek Battery Heritage Preserve
Property LocationYemassee, SC 29945
Latitude: 32.626 Longitude:-80.828
Property Type: Heritage Preserve - Cultural
NO Hunting Allowed on Property
Hours of Operation
Visitation by Guided Tour Only.
Owned and managed by the SC Department of Natural Resources, Stoney Creek Heritage Preserve is located in western Beaufort County. The fortifications at Stoney Creek Battery were a portion of the Confederate southern coastal defenses constructed under the direction of General Robert E. Lee in late 1861 and early 1862. It is believed that the fortifications were not continuously manned; instead, a picket of one or more men would be periodically posted at Stoney Creek to warn of a Union advance into the area.