The park is kid-friendly. Both Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie have Junior Ranger programs. There are also lots of places for kids to explore and learn about American history.
Flat Soldier Program
Flat Soldier allows children to explore different times of conflict in our history. These periods encompass the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Civil War. Follow the links below to go exploring with the Flat Soldier of your choice.
War of 1812
Did You Know?
The first human death of the Civil War occurred on April 14, 1861, the day after the battle of Fort Sumter ended. Private Daniel Hough died when the cannon he was loading (for the Union's 100-gun salute to the U.S. flag) discharged prematurely. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC