Walk Where Battles Were Fought and Heroes Were Forged

Settlers struggled against the harsh backcountry to survive. Cherokee Indians hunted and fought to keep their land. Two towns and a trading post were formed then abandoned to the elements. And two Revolutionary War battles claimed over 100 lives. Come discover the 18th century history of South Carolina.

What the earthen Star Fort may have looked like with its spikes and sandbags.
Star Fort

Learn what makes the Star Fort at Ninety Six so special.

Students gather around a historic weapons demonstration.
Education Materials

From field trips to traveling trunks find the educational materials you need for your class.

A colonial living historian cleans his musket in front of his tent and the park sign.
Upcoming Events

See what events are planned at the park.

Ninety Six National Historic Site sign
Virtual Tour of 96

This online tour allows you to preview what Ninety Six has to offer.

A great blue heron standing in a flooded forest.
A Great Place for Birds

Many birds are found at Ninety Six and is a favorite location for many birders.

Flat gray stone monument dedicated to James Birmingham.
James Birmingham Monument

James Birmingham, of the Long Cane Militia, is considered to have been the first Patriot killed in the South during the American Revolution.

Last updated: February 10, 2023

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Ninety Six National Historic Site
1103 Hwy 248

Ninety Six, SC 29666


864 543-4068

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