• 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.

  • Holiday Closures

    The park (including parking lot and restrooms) is closed on the following upcoming holidays: Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

Archive

February 16, 2006
Tim Stone named Superintendent
Ninety Six National Historic Site gets new Superintendent.

April 21, 2006
Leaders of the Siege
The 1st of a series of articles leading up to the 225th Anniversary May 20-21, 2006. Learn about the leaders of the 1781 Siege of Ninety Six.

April 23, 2006
Tactics of the Siege
The 2nd in a series of articles leading up to the 225th Anniversary May 20-21, 2006. Learn about the tactics used during the 1781 siege.

April 28, 2006
Park Featured on SC PBS.
Ninety Six National Historic Site was featured on SC PBS.

May 2, 2006
The Heart of the Park
The 3rd & last of a series of articles leading up to the 225th Anniversary May 20-21, 2006. Learn about the reenactors and volunteers that help bring History to life.

May 9, 2006
Chief Ranger co-authors new book
Chief Ranger Eric Williams co-authors book, Old Ninety Six: A History & Guide.

May 22, 2006
Park Hosts 225th Siege Anniversary
The 225th Anniversary (1781-2006): the Struggle for the Star.

June 19, 2006
Last 225th Anniversary Celebration
The Park celebrates the last 225th Anniversary Celebration.


July 3, 2005
Ninety Six National Historic Site featured on SC ETV
The Park was featured on South Carolina's educational television program.


February 7, 2004
Archeologists Search for General Greene’s Lost Campsite
Archelogists searched the Park for the 1781 Patriot camp.

April 20, 2004
Historic Revolutionary War Mine Mapped
The Historic 1781 Mine has been mapped for better preservation.

October 11, 2004
Annual Candlelight Tour Sets Record
Candlelight Tour has record attendance of 1300 visitors.

October 25, 2004
Meeting Director Mainella
Park Staff had the honor of meeting National Park Service Director Fran Mainella.

November 27, 2004
Flat Stanley Visits
Ever heard of Flat Stanley?

Did You Know?

Did you know?!

Robert Gouedy was the most famous and influential settler in the area arriving in 1751. He established the first permanent trading post at Ninety Six.