All park sites will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 28), Christmas Day (December 25), and New Year's Day (January 1). This includes Fort Sumter, the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center, and Fort Moultrie.
The park's bookstores are operated by Eastern National, a cooperating association of the National Park Service. Eastern National offers books and other educational items relating to the interpretive themes of Fort Sumter National Monument. There are stores located at the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at Liberty Square, at Fort Sumter, and at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center on Sullivan's Island. A percentage of the proceeds from all sales are donated to the interpretive program of Fort Sumter National Monument.
To contact the park bookstore, call 843-577-0242 x 12 or send e-mail.
You can also browse and purchase a limited selection of material online.
Did You Know?
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