• 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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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?

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.