Plan Your Visit
Visit the For Teachers section for information on bringing your school group to Fort Sumter or Fort Moultrie.
We look forward to seeing you in the parks and we hope you enjoy your visit!
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