As a vivid reminder of past events, Fort Pulaski represents an important phase of our great national heritage. Standing guard over the Savannah River for over 150 years, Fort Pulaski's heritage lives on in the stories of the people, places, and events that helped shape this grand fortress.
Explore the links above to learn more about the saga of Fort Pulaski, from its early construction through wars, occupation, and its final preservation.
Did You Know?
In the late 19th century caretakers of the fort lived in a two-story wooden frame house atop Fort Pulaski's massive walls. Caretakers later planted the two large pecan trees and fig tree seen inside the fort. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia