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.
Things To Know Before You Come
You can't get to Fort Sumter from Fort Moultrie.
The 1214 Middle Street address is for Fort Moultrie and Park Headquarters on Sullivan's Island, where all mail is received. For driving directions to all of our sites, please see the Directions page.
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