• 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.

Multimedia Presentations

Patriot Lines Looking at Star Fort

American artillery battery and rifle tower look toward the loyalist-held star fort.

NPS

Blogs
Get an insider's look at Ninety Six! Learn about nature and history found in this Revolutionary War site.

 
Scanning the Kosciuszko Mine

An archeologist operates a laser scanner to document the inside of the Kosciuszko mine.

Bart McLeod, University of South Florida - AIST.

Kosciuszko Mine in 3D
Find footage, news clips, and 3D models and animations of the American's military mine constructed during the Siege of Ninety Six in 1781. 3D links coming in Fall 2014.

Did You Know?

Light Horse Harry Lee

Henry "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.