• 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.

Special Events

2014 Event Dates

April 12 – September 28 (Saturdays and Sundays only): Guided Tours
Guided tours will be available on Saturdays at 10 am and Sundays at 2 pm starting April 12 and ending September 28.

April 19: Archeology Day

May 3: Fishing Rodeo with SC Department of Natural Resources

May 17: Living History Day

May 24 – 25: Loyalist Provincial Encampment

June 21: Living History Day

July 19: Living History Day

August 16: Living History Day

September 20: Living History Day

October 11: Autumn Candlelight Tour

December 6: Harvests & Holidays

*Note: In the event of inclement weather, the events or programs may be canceled and not rescheduled.

Did You Know?

Maham Tower

During the Siege of Ninety Six, Patriots built a Maham Tower. Sharpshooters were able to fire into the Loyalist held Star Fort. The Loyalists tried to burn the tower but it was made of green wood & would not burn. The original was 30 ft tall, but our replica at Ninety Six NHS is only 10 ft tall.