• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

No Fort Sumter Ferry from Patriots Point January 22-27

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Date: January 20, 2012
Contact: Bill Martin, (843) 883-3123 x 11

There will be no Fort Sumter ferries departing from Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant from January 22-27, 2012 due to dredging operations at Patriots Point.

The regularly scheduled ferry departing from the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at 340 Concord Street in Charleston will be operating as usual during this period. Departures are scheduled daily at 11:00 AM and 2:30 PM. Visitors should plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure in order to park, purchase tickets and board the ferry.

For more information please contact the ferry boat concessioner, Fort Sumter Tours, Inc. at (843) 722-BOAT or online at http://www.fortsumtertours.com/.

Did You Know?

32-pounder cannon, Model 1829, at Fort Moultrie

Fort Moultrie is the only unit of the National Park System where the entire 171-year history of American seacoast defense (1776-1947) can be traced. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC