Fort Sumter Elevators Out Of Service
The elevators at Fort Sumter are out of service until further notice. Disabled visitors departing from Liberty Square will have access to restrooms on board the ferry boat while at Fort Sumter. For more information, please call (843) 883-3123.
2008 Fee Free Weekend at Fort Moultrie
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?
The first shot of the American Civil War didn't hit anything. It was a 10-inch mortar shell, fired from Fort Johnson, that exploded above Fort Sumter as a signal for Confederate artillery to open fire on the Union-held fort. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC