Information about Folly River, SC
Folly River is located along the northern shore of Folly Island and Folly Beach. Folly Island is a barrier island south of Charleston in Charleston County, SC. During the Civil War, the area was used as a staging area for Union Army troops. To this day, during major storms and hurricanes, Civil War era cannonballs can be found in the area. The island is home to the Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve and the Morris Island Light can be seen from its shores.