• 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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Courtesty National Parks Conservation Association

In the Spring of 2010, Ninety Six National Historic Site conducted a Visitor Study with the help of the Park Studies Unit at the University of Idaho. You can take a look at the questionnaire, the final report (.pdf, 2.14 MB, 112 pages), and the executive summary. For more information, please visit the Park Studies Unit at the University of Idaho.

The National Parks Conservation Association published an assessment on Ninety Six called State of the Parks: Ninety Six National Historic Site, A Resource Assessment in June 2010. Take a look at the full report (.pdf, 4.97 MB, 28 pages) and the summary. More information can be found on the National Parks Conservation Association website.

Did You Know?

Light Horse Harry Lee

Light Horse Harry Lee got his nickname because of his daring rides against the British. Lee’s Legion wore green uniforms like those of the British Cavalryman Banastre Tarleton. It allowed them to operate in enemy territory & blend with the landscape. You can see where Lee fought at Ninety Six NHS.