• Aerial View of the Star Fort by William A. Bake

    Ninety Six

    National Historic Site South Carolina

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  • NEW OPERATING HOURS

    Effective 9.29.13: Visitor Center is CLOSED Mondays & Tuesdays. Wednesdays - Sundays, the Visitor Center will be OPEN 9 AM - 4 PM. Star Fort Pond is CLOSED 9 AM Sundays – 9 AM Tuesdays. Park grounds open dawn to dusk. Gates lock at 5 PM.

Genealogy

Pension Application of Patrick Cain

Patrick Cain's (SC) pension application, page 5 of 11.  Cain fought in the 1781 Siege of Ninety Six.

Footnote at Homestead National Monument of America, Footnote.com

The Park has a few genealogy books & an incomplete listing of soldiers that fought & served during the 1775 & 1781 engagements. We only have records up the time of the Revolution. We do not have documents from the 1800s on or information about families that lived in the area or land records.

Check out the following links for research:

The National Archives

Daughters of the American Revolution

South Carolina State Archives

North Carolina State Archives

Library of Virginia

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution-- Pension Records

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution--Online Library

Footnote at Homestead National Monument of America

Online Institute for Advanced Loyalist Studies

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (Canada)

Mapping Colonial Abbeville District

Greenwood County Library

Did You Know?

225th Cannon firing

The Revolutionary War in the South Carolina Backcountry was a civil war. Neighbor fought neighbor & family member fought family member. The Ninety Six District was no exception that is one of the reasons Ninety Six National Historic Site has two Revolutionary War battles on its grounds.