2011 National Passport Stamp
Contact: Carlin Timmons, (843) 881-5516
The National Park Service announced today that Fort Sumter National Monument has been selected for the 2011 national Passport To Your National Parks commemorative stamp. Each year, Eastern National holds a photo contest for National Park Service employees and Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs) to select ten images—one national and nine regional—for the collectible stamp set. Park Ranger Carlin Timmons submitted the winning photo. Eastern National is a nonprofit cooperating association of the National Park Service.
Did You Know?
Union Maj. Robert Anderson, commanding Fort Sumter, and Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, commanding Charleston's forces during the first battle of the Civil War, knew each other since the 1830s. Anderson was Beauregard's artillery instructor at West Point. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC