Beaufort ~ Parris Island Iron Mike Bike Tour


Event Details


 

The Parris Island Historical and Museum Society will sponsor the Iron Mike Bike Tour of historic Parris Island on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Iron Mike Bike Tour is 15 scenic miles and takes riders on a 16-stop tour of Parris Island’s history including several archaeological sites, colonial plantation site and military historical sites. At some of the stops along the way, museum representatives will be available to discuss the rich history and culture of MCRD Parris Island. A separate five-mile walking tour will be offered simultaneously.
The tour is self-guided and starts at the Parris Island Museum, Bldg. 111. Directions to the museum will be available at the Gate. The museum will be open throughout the day for guests to visit.
Rest stops are available along the route. Riders can begin at their leisure between 9am & noon. The event is free and open to the public. Those who join the Parris Island Historical & Museum Society ($30 annual membership) will receive a free event tee-shirt (tee shirts are also available for sale), 20 percent discount in the gift shop and other perks.
A driver’s license, registration and proof of insurance are required to access the base.
Base policy requires cyclists to wear helmets and follow the rules of the road for safety purposes.
For more information on the tour, contact the Parris Island Museum at 843-228-2951
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