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.
Plan Your Visit
Ninety Six National Historic Site is a Revolutionary War battle site that commemorates the first battle south of New England fought on November 19-21, 1775 and the longest field siege of the American Revolution, lasting 28 days in May –June 1781. Ninety Six played an important role in a series of events that ultimately led to the defeat and surrender of the British at Yorktown, Virginia in October 1781. The historic site is a unit of the National Park Service, a bureau of the United States Department of the Interior.
Established in 1976, this 1,022 acre park has much to offer! The park grounds are available daily from sunrise to sunset. The visitor center is open Wednesday – Sunday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm; closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Did You Know?
The Loyalist commander at Ninety Six in 1781 was Lt Col. John Harris Cruger. He was originally from New York City & had under his command 550 men & only one British officer the rest were American born. You can view the Star Fort where Colonel Cruger commanded at Ninety Six National Historic Site.