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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 human death of the Civil War occurred on April 14, 1861, the day after the battle of Fort Sumter ended. Private Daniel Hough died when the cannon he was loading (for the Union's 100-gun salute to the U.S. flag) discharged prematurely. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC