• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

Social Networking Media


Fort Sumter National Monument uses Facebook to continue the conversation with our visitors. On our page you can view historic and current images, learn about the people and stories of Fort Sumter, and keep up to date with the latest happenings at Fort Sumter National Monument.

Fort Moultrie is a unit of Fort Sumter National Monument. Learn more about Fort Moultrie on Facebook here.

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Fort Sumter National Monument uses Twitter to provide visitors with the most up-to-date information about Forts Sumter and Moultrie. Information includes historical events, visitation information, and even pictures. Mention us to join the conversation and talk about your experiences at the fort, ask questions, or share pictures.



Fort Sumter National Monument uses YouTube to provide park visitors with videos about the sites and special events. Videos interpret the stories of the forts, people, and events that shaped the city, state, country for over 200 years.


Fort Sumter National Monument uses Flickr to provide park visitors with images and videos of the park's several sites. Images and videos are used to provide interpretation about the forts, people and events relevant to the 171 years of American seacoast defense systems in Charleston Harbor.

Did You Know?

A portion of the 33-star United States flag, also known as the Fort Sumter garrison flag

On April 14, 1865, Maj. Gen. Robert Anderson came out of retirement to re-raise the same U.S. flag over Fort Sumter that he had lowered in surrender four years earlier. This flag is now on exhibit at the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC