• 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.


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Volunteers in Parks are Very Important People
Whether you are retired and looking for a way to give back to the community, a college student looking for valuable career experience, or someone actively working and just looking for an occasional change of pace, there are opportunities for you as a volunteer at Ninety Six National Historic Site.

As a volunteer, you can experience the park in ways that casual visitors cannot by working in areas less-traveled and working with park staff that can provide you with an inside look into park operations. You have the opportunities for fun, interesting, and satisfying work while gaining new skills and meeting new people in such a beautiful and historic setting. By giving your time to volunteer, you will find that Ninety Six National Historic Site has much to give back to you.

Ninety Six National Historic Site typically has opportunities for volunteers to assist the park as:

  • Visitor Center Assistant - provides information and orientation to park visitors; assists with junior ranger programs; roves / patrols trails and boundaries.
  • Maintenance - performs a variety of maintenance tasks such as trash collection, construction or repair of trails, cleaning, small projects, etc.
  • Administrative Clerk - answers telephones, assists with filing, inputs data, etc.
  • Interpretation and Special Events - provides visitors with interpretive opportunities using methods such as guided walks, programs, living history and demonstrations. Researches park history and

Get involved! Become a volunteer at Ninety Six National Historic Site. As a volunteer, you will open the door to the past, and let the visitor step into another time. Be a part of this fun and rewarding experience. Apply Now!

To learn more about specific volunteer opportunities at Ninety Six NHS contact:

Volunteer Coordinator
1103 Hwy 248 S
Ninety Six, SC 29666

For more information on the NPS Volunteers in Parks Program click here.


Did You Know?

96 NHS battlefield

The 1781 siege of Ninety Six was the longest field siege of the American Revolution lasting 28 days. See where Patriots & Loyalists fought & died at Ninety Six NHS.