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Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
For the latest news and information about Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, please visit their webpage.
Located 128 miles south of Fort Pulaski off the coast of Georgia, is Cumberland Island National Seashore. Cumberland Island is Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island. Pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes whisper the stories of both man and nature. Come walk in the footsteps of early natives, explorers, and wealthy industrialists. Cumberland Island is also home to over 9,800 acres of congressionally designated Wilderness.
Fort Frederica National Monument
Fort Sumter National Monument
Fort Sumter saw the first shots of the American Civil War fired at it in April of 1862. A short boat ride from downtown Charleston or nearby Mount Pleasant will allow you to see fort Sumter from within.
For the latest news and information about Fort Sumter National Monument, please visit their webpage.
Did You Know?
By 1860 Fort Pulaski's armament was still not completed and it was not yet garrisoned. As it turned out, before United States troops could occupy the fort, they had to conquer it. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia