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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?
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