Fort Pulaski National Monument was established by presidential proclamation in 1924. The mission of Fort Pulaski National Monument is to preserve the historic fort, its associated structures and surroundings, and to interpret its roles in coastal fortifications, military technology and the Civil War. The National Monument also contains one of the largest federally protected salt marsh environments in the United States.
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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