• 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.

Management

On August 19, 1976 Congress passed an act that created Ninety Six National Historic Site. The Enabling Legislation reads, "...to preserve and commemorate for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations an area of unique historical significance associated with the settlement and development of the English Colonies in America and with the southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War, including the Star Fort..." (PL 94-393).

Read the 1988 Administrative History of Ninety Six National Historic Site (pdf, 7.40 MB, 42 pages) to learn more.

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Did You Know?

Did you Know?

Cambridge became the official name for the new village of Ninety Six in 1797.