Lighthouse Point Shell Ring (38CH12)

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Lighthouse Point Shell Ring (38CH12)
Nearest cityJames Island, South Carolina
Area1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
MPSLate Archaic--Early Woodland Period Shell Rings of South Carolina MPS
NRHP reference #90001505[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 14, 1990

Lighthouse Point Shell Ring (38CH12), also known as Parrot's Point Shell Ring, is a historic mound located on James Island, Charleston County, South Carolina. It is one of 20 or more prehistoric shell rings located from the central coast of South Carolina to the central coast of Georgia. The midden contains a diverse array of biota.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ David R> Lawrence (January 1990). "Lighthouse Point Shell Ring" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved June 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Lighthouse Point Shell Ring, Charleston County (Address Restricted)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 2014-08-01.