• 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 depart promptly on Saturdays at 10 am and Sundays at 2 pm starting April 12 and ending September 28.

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 or limited resources the guided tours, events, and programs may be canceled and not rescheduled due.

Did You Know?

Map of South Carolina

Ninety Six got its name around 1730 because it was believed to be 96 miles from here to Keowee, which was a Lower Cherokee town, near where Clemson, SC is today. You can view the remnants of the Cherokee Path & many other historic roads at Ninety Six National Historic Site.