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 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