• 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?

Cockspur Lighthouse

The present Cockspur Lighthouse dates from 1856. The lighthouse survived the Civil War despite being in direct line of fire during the battle for Fort Pulaski in 1862. Finally extingushed in 1909, the lighthouse was relit in 2007. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia