• The Battle Scarred Walls of Fort Pulaski

    Fort Pulaski

    National Monument Georgia

Brochures and Bulletins

The Cockspur Island Lighthouse
Clinging to the tip of Cockspur Island, the Cockspur Island Lighthouse has withstood crashing waves, the roar of cannons and the wrath of time.

The Nation Unravels
On January 3, 1861, Fort Pulaski is siezed by the state of Georgia, sending the for and Savannah on a path toward war.

From Slave to Soldier on the Georgia Coast
With the fall of Fort Pulaski in April 1862, slaves began running away from nearby plantations hoping for a chance for freedom.

The Forgotten Warriors
Asian soldiers in the Civil War personify one of the war's enduring legacies-- that of individual strength and perseverance in the face of great adversity.

Fort Pulaski Trail Guide
It's more than just a fort! Use this trail guide to explore all that Fort Pulaski National Monument has to offer.

Did You Know?

Sallyport of Fort Pulaski

The entrance to Fort Pulaski is known as the sallyport, a term dating back to when knights would sally or go forth from a castle. This area was heavily defended with iron gates and heavy doors.Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia