• The Battle Scarred Walls of Fort Pulaski

    Fort Pulaski

    National Monument Georgia

Park Statistics

Fort Pulaski National Monument Visitation Statistics

  • Year to Date Reports
  • Monthly Public Use Reports
  • Annual Monument Visitation (all years)
  • Visitation by Month/ Year
  • Monument Fiscal Year Report
  • How We Count Visitation
  • Comments by Monument Staff

This information is available on the NPS Stats Website.


Important Dates

  • 1829 - Construction of Fort Pulaski begins
  • 1847 - Fort Pulaski is completed
  • January 3, 1861 - Fort Pulaski is seized by the State of Georgia
  • April 10, 1862 - Federal forces attack Fort Pulaski
  • April 11, 1862 - Fort Pulaski is surrendered by Confederate forces
  • October 15, 1924 - Calvin Coolidge signs presidential proclamation establishing Fort Pulaski National Monument
  • August 10, 1933 - President Roosevelt signed order transferring Fort Pulaski to the National Park Service.
  • May 25, 1959 - Cockspur island Lighthouse transferred from the Coast Guard to the National Park Service.
  • October 25, 1964 - Visitor Center opens to the public.

Did You Know?

Savannah Gray bricks

An estimated 25 million bricks were used to construct Fort Pulaski. Many of the bricks, known as Savannah Gray, were handmade at the Hermitage Plantation on the Savannah River. Other bricks arrived from Virginia and Maryland. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia