Fort Pulaski National Monument has begun its extended summer schedule
Effective June 1, the Visitor Center and the historic fort will be open daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Park gates will close at 6:15 PM.
A Turning Point in Military History
For much of the 19th century, masonry fortifications were the United States’ main defense against overseas enemies. However, during the Civil War, new technology proved its superiority to these forts. The Union army used rifled cannon and compelled the Confederate garrison inside Fort Pulaski to surrender. The siege was a landmark experiment in the history of military science and invention
Fort Pulaski National Monument offers daily interpretive programs including guided tours and musket firings.Read More
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Fort Pulaski National Monument staff members work with educators to emphasize the significance of the Siege of Fort Pulaski.Read More
The Cockspur Island Lighthouse
Clinging to the tip of Cockspur Island, the Cockspur Lighthouse has withstood crashing waves, the roar of cannon, and the wrath of time.Read More
Trading Cards for Kids
Discover more than 500 stories about America’s journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.Read More
The Civil War Sesquicentennial
The National Park Service and Fort Pulaski commemorates a defining event in our nation's history and its legacy in the ongoing fight for civil rightsRead More
Did You Know?
The parade ground inside Fort Pulaski National Monument stretches over two acres. Soldiers used the space for training, drilling, marching, and even for playing baseball. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia