• Charles Pinckney

    National Historic Site South Carolina

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April 16, 2014
Historic Games & Toys to be Part of National Junior Ranger Day
Join us for a day of fun activities on National Junior Ranger day!

March 03, 2014
Tourism to Charleston area National Park sites creates $47,694,900 in Economic Benefit
Report shows visitor spending supports 684 jobs in local economy.

January 24, 2014
2014 Gullah Heritage Series
Join us at 2:00 PM every Saturday in March for free Gullah Heritage programs.

August 27, 2013
Celebrate Constitution Week with Free Programs
Free events in celebration of Constitution Week include a very special naturalization ceremony. Come witness America's newest citizens taking the Oath of Citizenship!

February 01, 2013
Gullah Heritage Celebration 2013
Celebrate Gullah hertiage with free programs every Saturday in March.

October 16, 2012
Park to Close for Parking Area Work
The park will close on Monday and Tuesday, October 22-23 to stabilize, repaire and improve the visitor parking facility. The park will reopen at 9:00 AM on October 24.

August 13, 2012
Constitution Week 2012
Celebrate the U.S. Constitution with a week of free special events.

April 12, 2012
Engineering Excellence Award
The newly installed fire suppression system in the park's historic house won an Engineering Excellence Award.

March 26, 2012
National Park Week Events 2012
Celebrate National Park Week with two free special events: Colonial Day and Junior Ranger Day.

March 16, 2012
2012 Gullah Film Series Extended
The 2012 Gullah Film Series has been extended to include March 18 and 25.

February 06, 2012
Gullah Film Series 2012
Join us for a free documentary film series on Gullah history and culture at 2:00 PM on February 12, 19, 26 and March 4, 2012.

January 03, 2012
Gullah Heritage Celebration 2012
Celebrate Gullah heritage with free programs every Saturday at 2:00 PM in February and March.

August 15, 2011
Constitution Week 2011
Celebrate the United States Constitution with a week of special events including a naturalization ceremony, two days of Living History, a documentary on Charles Pinckney and the "I Signed the Constitution" program.

February 01, 2011
Visitor Center to close for construction
Visitor center to temporarily close for construction project.

January 31, 2011
2011 Gullah Film Series
Watch a different Gullah Heritage film every Sunday in February and March 2011.

January 05, 2011
2011 Gullah Heritage Celebration
Celebrate Gullah heritage with free special events including period craft demonstrations, story-telling and musical performances.

August 24, 2010
Constitution Week 2010
Celebrate the United States Constitution with a week of free special events including Living History and a special naturalization ceremony.

February 18, 2010
Aunt Pearlie Sue rescheduled
Aunt Pearlie Sue program and Gullah video rescheduled due to snow.

February 18, 2010
New Law Permits Firearms
A change in federal law will permit the possession of firearms in the Charleston area National Park Service sites by people who may legally carry them in South Carolina.

January 06, 2010
2010 Gullah Heritage Series
The public is invited to celebrate Gullah heritage with free programs every Saturday afternoon in February and March.

October 02, 2009
Kids Craft Day 2009 - Part 2
Zelda Grant returns by popular demand for another afternoon of craft fun.

August 25, 2009
Constitution Week 2009
Join us for free Constitution Week events including Living History programs and a special naturalization ceremony.

June 01, 2009
Kids Craft Day 2009
Kids are invited to an afternoon of creative crafts on Saturday, June 20, 2009.

April 06, 2009
Colonial Days 2009
Celebrate lowcountry colonial heritage during the two-day long Colonial Days special event at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site.

August 27, 2008
Constitution Week 2008
The park invites the public to celebrate Constitution Week with free programs including a naturalization Ceremony.

June 30, 2008
2008 July Video Series
One volume of the four-part video series, "Slavery and the Making of America," will be presented every Saturday in July at 2:00 PM.

May 19, 2008
2008 June Video Series
National Park Service presents free video series on America’s “Founding Brothers”

March 24, 2008
2008 Colonial Days
Celebrate National Park Week with two days of lowcountry living history at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site.

January 07, 2008
Gullah Heritage Series 2008
National Park Service invites the public to celebrate Gullah heritage with free Saturday programs.

October 29, 2007
An afternoon with Courageous Kate
Join author Sheila Ingle for a dramatic program with a book signing and refreshments to follow.

August 27, 2007
Constitution Week 2007
Celebrate Constitution Week with free special events at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site.

April 19, 2007
2007 Colonial Day
Celebrate National Park Week with Colonial Day at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

December 11, 2006
2007 Gullah Heritage Series
National Park Service invites the public to celebrate Gullah heritage with free Saturday programs.

May 12, 2006
Youth Conservation Corps 2006
No abstract supplied.

May 08, 2006
Bob Dodson Named Superintendent
Bob Dodson is named superintendent of Charles Pinckney National Historic Site and Fort Sumter National Monument.

March 02, 2006
Joyce Coakley Book Signing 2006
National Park Service hosts Joyce V. Coakley book-signing

December 19, 2005
Gullah Heritage Series 2006
National Park Service invites the public to celebrate Gullah heritage with free Saturday programs.

November 14, 2005
Holiday Closures 2005
Superintendent announces the holiday closure schedule.

September 19, 2005
Eighth Annual Naturalization Ceremony
114 new US citizens are sworn at the 8th annual naturalization ceremony.

September 21, 2004
Seventh Annual Naturalization Ceremony
136 new citizens are sworn at the seventh annual naturalization ceremony.

September 01, 2004
Tropical Storm Gaston
Tropical Storm Gaston ravages the Charles Pinckney landscape; Forts Sumter and Moultrie escape damage.

July 30, 2004
Founding Brothers Part 4
National Park Service announces part four of a free video series.

June 28, 2004
Founding Brothers Part 3
National Park Service offers part three of a free video series.

June 01, 2004
Founding Brothers Part 2
National Park Service presents part two of a free video series

April 13, 2004
Founding Brothers Video Series
National Park Service presents free video series on America’s “Founding Brothers”

Did You Know?

The United States Constitution

At the Constitutional Convention Charles Pinckney presented a complete plan for the new federal government known as the "Pinckney Draft." It was the only such plan that was written by one man. Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, SC