• Aerial View of the Star Fort by William A. Bake

    Ninety Six

    National Historic Site South Carolina

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    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.

Nearby Attractions

There are plenty of nearby attractions for your visit to the area. Check out the provided links for more information. For a more exhaustive list of historic site and attractions, visit some of the tourism links at the bottom of the page.

There are several National Park Service sites in the State of South Carolina:

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
Mt. Pleasant, SC

Congaree National Park
Hopkins, SC

Cowpens National Battlefield
Gaffney, SC

Fort Moultrie
Sullivan's Island, SC

Fort Sumter National Monument
Charleston, SC

Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor
North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida

Kings Mountain National Military Park
Blacksburg, SC

Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail
North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia

South Carolina National Heritage Corridor
Edgefield, SC

Local Sites:

The Museum, Railroad Historical Center, Greenwood Community Theater, Arts Center at the Federal Building
Greenwood, SC

Benjamin E. Mays House Museum
Greenwood, SC

Historic Brattonsville
Brattonsville, SC

Historic Camden
Camden, SC

Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area
Ninety Six, SC

Musgrove Mill State Historic Site
Clinton, SC

Newberry Opera House
Newberry, SC

Abbeville Opera House
Abbeville, SC

South Carolina Heritage Corridor
Edgefield, SC

South Carolina Tourism:

South Carolina Department of Tourism

South Carolina Information Highway (Sciway)

Greenwood Regional Tourism and Visitors Bureau

Ninety Six Chamber of Commerce

Town of Ninety Six

Town of Ninety Six Logo
Logo for the town of Ninety Six, South Carolina
Town of Ninety Six, SC

Did You Know?

Lt Col John Harris Cruger

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 of the loyalist troops were born in America.