Mount Pleasant is located directly across the new Cooper River Bridge. At the heart of Mount Pleasant is the “old village” which is designated a National Register Historical District with gracious homes from the colonial and antebellum periods. Mount Pleasant is home to one of the world’s largest naval and maritime museum complexes, Patriot’s Point, which is dominated by the World War II famous aircraft carrier, the Yorktown. Visitors may also board tour boats to visit the National Monument, Fort Sumter, where the Civil War began. Mount Pleasant hosts several popular annual festivals. So, expect many exciting days when visiting Mount Pleasant.