June 05, 2013
Fort Sumter Offers Free Programs to Celebrate Flag Day
Join us for free Flag Day activities on Friday, June 14 from 10:00-3:00 at the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center. The activities are designed primarily for kids and families.
June 03, 2013
Historic Cannons' Return to Fort Moultrie Marks the End of a Major Preservation Project
Four historic cannons weighing about 15,000 pounds each will be returned to Fort Moultrie on June 10th. This marks the end of a major project to preserve the park's artillery collection.
May 28, 2013
Carolina Day 2013
Living History programs at Fort Moultrie mark the 237th annual Carolina Day observance on June 28.
April 19, 2013
Fort Sumter to Host Coast Guard Silver Lifesaving Medal Ceremony
The U.S. Coast Guard will award a posthumous Silver Lifesaving Medal at a ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Historic District on Sullivan's Island.
April 18, 2013
Fort Sumter to Host Youth Conservation Corps This Summer
At least four youths will be hired for summer work at the National Park Service sites of the Charleston area.
April 10, 2013
Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail
The Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail officially launches its website on Friday, April 19. Paddlers can travel over 760 miles from the Chesapeake Bay to the Georgia-Florida border.
April 03, 2013
Living History Programs for 150th Anniversary of Ironclad Attack
April 7 marks the 150th anniversary of the 1863 Ironclad Attack. Fort Sumter will present living history programs for each tour boat arriving at Fort Sumter on Saturday, April 6, and for the first two boats arriving on Sunday, April 7. There is also a special temporary exhibit at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center.
April 02, 2013
National Park Night at the RiverDogs
Fort Sumter partners with the Charleston RiverDogs for "National Park Night" at the Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park on Tuesday, April 23.
March 13, 2013
Revolutionary War Cannons Return to Fort Moultrie
Join us for a dedication ceremony celebrating the return of two reproduction Revolutionary War cannons to Fort Moultrie after an 8-month-long preservation project.
February 26, 2013
National Park Tourism Creates $24M in Local Economic Benefit
Over 900,000 visitors to the Lowcountry's National Park Service sites spent $24M supporting 312 jobs in the local area in 2011.
February 08, 2013
Free Women's History Month Program at Fort Moultrie
This free program explores the history of Fort Moultrie from a woman's perspective.
January 24, 2013
February 2013 Lighthouse Open House
Join us for an open house at the U.S. Coast Guard Historic District on Sullivan's Island.