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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.
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Did You Know?
The first shot of the American Civil War didn't hit anything. It was a 10-inch mortar shell, fired from Fort Johnson, that exploded above Fort Sumter as a signal for Confederate artillery to open fire on the Union-held fort. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC