• 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.

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Ninety Six National Historic Site

Learn more about the people who made History at Ninety Six.

James Birmingham

Lt Colonel John Harris Cruger

General Nathanael Greene

Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko

Lt Colonel Henry Lee

General Francis Marion

General Andrew Pickens

Women in the American Revolution

Read more about the Leaders of the Siege at our news archive.

Did You Know?

Map of South Carolina

Ninety Six got its name around 1730 because it was believed to be 96 miles from here to Keowee, which was a Lower Cherokee town, near where Clemson, SC is today. You can view the remnants of the Cherokee Path & many other historic roads at Ninety Six National Historic Site.