• Currier & Ives lithograph depicting the bombardment of Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter

    National Monument South Carolina

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  • No Elevator Serivce at Fort Sumter

    The museum, restrooms, bookstore, and top level of Fort Sumter are only accessible by climbing stairs. For more information, visit the link below or please call (843) 883-3123. More »

  • No Water or Restrooms at Fort Sumter

    Due to a break in the Charleston water line supplying Fort Sumter, restrooms and drinking water are not available at the fort. Please bring drinking water with you if you plan to visit. Water and restrooms are available aboard the ferries.

RV Volunteers

Commitment:

  1. Length of stay – New volunteers minimum two months to complete training. Returning volunteers negotiable.
  2. 32 hours per week, per person (four 8-hour days, or partial days to total 32 hours)
  3. Willingness to work at more than one site per week

Accommodations:

  • Full hookups (electricity, water, sewer)
  • Electric is 30/50 amp
  • Picnic table at each RV site
  • Shared washer & dryer
  • While each RV site is wired for a private telephone landline, service is not provided by the park. Volunteers may purchase service from the telephone company, including all connection fees and monthly service charges.

Location of RV sites:

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
1254 Long Point Road
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Phone: (843) 881-5516

Mail Received at:

Fort Sumter National Monument
1214 Middle Street
Sullivans Island, SC 29482
Phone: (843) 883-3123


For more information:

Contact Volunteer Coordinator Gary Alexander at (843) 883-3123 x 33 or e-mail.

Did You Know?

South Carolina state flag

The palmetto tree has been a symbol of South Carolina since June 28, 1776 because the first Fort Moultrie was built of palmetto logs. The battle of Sullivan's Island was the Revolutionary War's first decisive victory of American forces over the British Navy. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC