For Teachers

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Students posing before riding the boat to Fort Sumter.

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Fort Sumter: See where the Civil War began

Bring your students to Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie where they can experience the power of history. Whether you bring your class to the forts or just visit us online, here are some resources to help you bring history to life.

 
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Students help raise the U.S. Flag at Fort Sumter

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Plan a Field Trip

Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park hosts field trips throughout the school year. Your class can visit one or both sites. In this section, you will find helpful information to coordinate a field trip to Fort Sumter or plan a visit to Fort Moultrie.

 
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Young Visitor showing off his Junior Ranger badge on Junior Range Day 2016

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Become a Junior Ranger

We are always looking for new recruits to be Junior Rangers at Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park. Learn more about this National Park site and become a Junior Ranger.

Last updated: March 14, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1214 Middle Street
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482

Phone:

(843) 883-3123

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