• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

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Media requests should be directed to the Public Information Officer:

Bill Martin
(843) 883-3123 x 11
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If you have an urgent media request and the PIO is not available, please contact the Superintendent's office at (843) 883-3123 x 10.

Did You Know?

William Moultrie

The incomplete palmetto-log fort used by Patriots during the June 28, 1776 battle of Sullivan's Island had no official name. Called Fort Sullivan by the British, the fort was later named Fort Moultrie in honor of its commander, Colonel William Moultrie. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC