• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

GPS Navigation

Use this information to find our sites with your Global Positioning System (GPS) unit.

Fort Sumter by Ferry

NOTICE: These addresses are for GPS locations only, not for mail.

Ferries departing from the Fort Sumter Visitor Center at Liberty Square in Charleston:
340 Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Ferries departing from Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant:
40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Fort Sumter by Private Boat

There is no address for Fort Sumter Island. Use the coordinate set of your choice below:

GPS: N 32 45.146 W 79 52.500

Latitude/Longitude: N32 45 08 W79 52 29
(32.752434) (-79.87499)

Fort Moultrie and Park Headquarters

GPS and Mailing Address:
1214 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482

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