All park sites will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 28), Christmas Day (December 25), and New Year's Day (January 1). This includes Fort Sumter, the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center, and Fort Moultrie.
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 incomplete palmetto-log fort used by Patriots during the June 28, 1776 battle of Sullivan's Island had no official name. Called Fort Sullivan by the British, the fort was later named Fort Moultrie in honor of its commander, Colonel William Moultrie. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC