Fort Sumter Elevators Out Of Service
The elevators at Fort Sumter are out of service until further notice. Disabled visitors departing from Liberty Square will have access to restrooms on board the ferry boat while at Fort Sumter. For more information, please call (843) 883-3123.
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?
Union Maj. Robert Anderson, commanding Fort Sumter, and Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, commanding Charleston's forces during the first battle of the Civil War, knew each other since the 1830s. Anderson was Beauregard's artillery instructor at West Point. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC