• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

Nearby Attractions

National Park Service Sites

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

 


Other Attractions

Boone Hall Plantation
843-884-4371

Charleston Museum
843-722-2996

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
843-852-4200

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
843-881-5930

South Carolina Aquarium
843-720-1990

For more information on the Charleston area, please contact the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Did You Know?

William Moultrie

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