• The Battle Scarred Walls of Fort Pulaski

    Fort Pulaski

    National Monument Georgia

Animals

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Great Blue Heron surveys the moat.

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The salt marshes and upland areas of Fort Pulaski National Monument support many species of wildlife. If lucky you may catch a glimpse of one of the 11 Protected Species that have been identified at the park. These are: American oystercatcher, bald eagle, gull-billed tern, least tern, loggerhead sea turtle, manatee, peregrine falcon, piping plover, swallow-tailed kite, Wilson's plover and woodstork.

Click on the links at left to learn more about the varied wildlife that call Fort Pulaski National Monument home.

 
White-tailed deer on Cockspur Island
White-tailed deer found throughout Cockspur Island.
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Did You Know?

Parade ground inside fort

The fort and its surrounding works cover nine acres with a circumference of 1,580' and sides of 350' surrounded by a wet moat. Walls are 32' high and 7' to 11' thick. The fort contains 64 vaulted casemates and 54 gun mounts on the terreplein. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia