• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

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    The museum, restrooms, bookstore, and top level of Fort Sumter are only accessible by climbing stairs. For more information, visit the link below or please call (843) 883-3123. More »

2008 Fee Free Weekend at Fort Moultrie

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Date: September 24, 2008
Contact: Dawn Davis, (843) 883-3123 x 23

On the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, September 27-28, 2008 the public is invited to visit Fort Moultrie without the normal $3 entrance fee. On September 27 the National Park Service celebrates the 15th annual National Public Lands Day. This year September 28 will also be fee-free to honor newly naturalized United States citizens.

Did You Know?

42-pounder cannon, Model 1845, at Fort Sumter

The first Union shot of the Civil War was fired by Captain Abner Doubleday. He was the second senior officer at Fort Sumter, under Major Robert Anderson. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC