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.
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Many friends and organizations contribute to the success for Fort Sumter National Monument. Volunteers-In-Parks, Partners and Cooperatives use their commitment, expertise, time and resources to help preserve and share this American treasure.
To learn more about how you can help support this park, please visit our Donate 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