Plan Your Visit
Use the information in this section to help you in planning your visit to Fort Sumter National Monument and Fort Moultrie.
All visitors should review the safety rules before visiting any of our sites.
Teachers, please see the For Teachers section for information on bringing your school group to Fort Sumter or Fort Moultrie.
If you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact the park with your questions.
We hope you enjoy your visit!
Did You Know?
The palmetto tree has been a symbol of South Carolina since June 28, 1776 because the first Fort Moultrie was built of palmetto logs. The battle of Sullivan's Island was the Revolutionary War's first decisive victory of American forces over the British Navy. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC