• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

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    The museum, restrooms, bookstore, and top level of Fort Sumter are only accessible by climbing stairs. For more information, visit the link below or please call (843) 883-3123. More »

Brochures

The official park brochures for Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie are not available for download, but you can download text versions in PDF format by clicking on the brochure of your choice below.

If you would like to receive a park brochure by mail, please contact us. Make sure to tell us which brochure(s) you want. Quantities are limited due to the cost of printing these high-quality color brochures.

 
 
 
 

Rack Cards

If you operate a welcome center, hotel or other area attraction and want to provide the Fort Sumter or Fort Moultrie rack cards to your visitors, please let us know:

For the Fort Sumter rack card, contact Fort Sumter Tours, Inc.

For the Fort Moultrie rack card, contact the park.

Did You Know?

Artist's rendition of the opening shot of the American Civil War with Fort Sumter in the distance.

The first shot of the American Civil War didn't hit anything. It was a 10-inch mortar shell, fired from Fort Johnson, that exploded above Fort Sumter as a signal for Confederate artillery to open fire on the Union-held fort. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC