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.
Ninety Six National Historic Site Reopens
Contact: John Slaughter, 864-612-9239
Ninety Six National Historic Site re-opens to visitors today [October 17, 2013].Visitors can access public areas and roads immediately while facilities and other public services are brought back online.Ninety Six National Historic Site has been closed since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations.
"We are excited happy to be back at work and welcome visitors to Ninety Six National Historic Site," said Superintendent John Slaughter. "Autumn is a particularly special season to enjoy all that Ninety Six has to offer."
The visitor center hours of operations are 9 AM – 4 PM, Wednesdays-Sundays.The visitor center will be closed on Mondays and Tuesday. Star Fort Pond is closed 9 AM Sundays – 9 AM Tuesdays. Park grounds are open dawn to dusk. Park gates lock at 5 PM.
Did You Know?
Many believe that the character Benjamin Martin in the movie, The Patriot, was based on Francis Marion, but the character was actually a combination of several South Carolina Patriots including, Marion, Thomas Sumter, & Andrew Pickens. You can view paintings of Marion & Pickens at Ninety Six NHS.