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

    Ninety Six

    National Historic Site South Carolina

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    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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Crossroads sign at old Ninety Six town site

Ninety Six National Historic Site

Learn about the special places at Ninety Six National Historic Site.

The Mine

The Star Fort

Read more about the Tactics of the 1781 Siege at our news archive.

Did You Know?

Swivel gun

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, around Clemson, SC today. You can view the remnants of the Cherokee Path & many other historic roads at Ninety Six National Historic Site.