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:
Ferries departing from Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant:
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
Fort Moultrie and Park Headquarters
GPS and Mailing Address:
Did You Know?
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